Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Scimitar-winged Piha (Lipaugus uropygialis) - HBW 9, p. 89

French: Piauhau à faucilles German: Rotbürzelpiha Spanish: Guardabosques Alicurvo
Other common names: Scimitar-winged Cotinga

Taxonomy: Lathria uropygialis P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1876, Tilotilo, 8000 feet [c. 2440 m], La Paz, Bolivia.
Previously placed in a monotypic genus, Chirocylla, on basis of extreme modification of wing feathers; in other respects, however, similar to L. fuscocinereus, and probably closest to that species. Monotypic.

Distribution: E slope of Andes in extreme SE Peru (E Puno) and Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba).

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