Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Swallow-tailed Cotinga (Phibalura flavirostris) - HBW 9, p. 79

French: Cotinga à queue fourchue German: Gabelschwanzkotinga Spanish: Cotinga Tijereta

Taxonomy: Phibalura flavirostris Vieillot, 1816, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Geographically isolated race boliviana rather distinctive, may represent a separate species. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • flavirostris Vieillot, 1816 - SE Brazil (from C Bahia, S Goiás, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
  • boliviana Chapman, 1930 - foothills of Andes in W Bolivia (vicinity of Apolo, in La Paz).

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