Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata) - HBW 9, p. 101
French: Coracine noire
Spanish: Cotinga Quérula
Other common names: Red-breasted/Scutated Fruitcrow
Taxonomy: Muscicapa purpurata Statius Muller, 1776, Cayenne.
Relationships uncertain. Size (as indicated by both wing lengths and weights) varies geographically, birds from Andean foothills of Peru being considerably larger, and those from Central America somewhat larger, than birds from the Guianas; differences, however, considered not sufficient for naming of any geographical races. Monotypic.
Distribution: Caribbean side of extreme S Nicaragua, Costa Rica and W Panama and, E from Canal Zone, on both sides S to N & W Colombia (from Gulf of Urabá E to middle Magdalena Valley, and W of Andes) and NW Ecuador; also Amazonia from E Colombia (S from Meta and Vaupés), S & E Venezuela (S of R Orinoco) and the Guianas S to SE Peru, C Brazil (S to middle reaches of S tributaries) and N Bolivia; in N, apparently absent from most of R Negro drainage.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
- 4.4 Male on a bran... Colombia, Mar 2012 mauricio rueda
- 3.8 birding tour a... Colombia, Oswaldo Cortes - BOGOTA B...
- 3.7 one of a pair Panama, Mar 2009 Paul Willoughby
- 3.6 Adult male. Germany, Jul 2010 Tomasz Doroń
- 3.5 male displaying Colombia, May 2011 Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA...
- 3 A close-up of ... Germany, Mar 2008 Josep del Hoyo
- 3 A male perched. Germany, Mar 2008 Josep del Hoyo
- 3 A male perchin... Ecuador, Oct 2009 Tadeusz Stawarczyk
- 2.8 Adult Male ove... Panama, Jun 2010 Octavio Rios
- 2.7 Female with ne... Colombia, Mar 2012 mauricio rueda