Spangled Cotinga

Scientific Name
Cotinga cayana
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The Spangled Cotinga (Cotinga cayana) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family, the cotingas. It is found in the canopy of the Amazon Rainforest in South America. The species is sexually dimorphic with the male being a bright turquoise-blue with a large deep wine-red throat and black to the wings, tail and back. The female is overall dull brownish-gray with darker wings and faint mottling below. As other members of the genus Cotinga, this species is frugivorous, but it has also been recorded feeding on insects.