Thus, while the display of the Pink-throated Becard rivaled that of many polygamous, lekking Pipridae and Cotingidae
species, displays by Platypsaris appear to serve to attract social mates, and/or to maintain pair bonds or communicate breeding status between pairs.
Of the 25 genera presently included in the Cotingidae
, description of the nest is unavailable for five of them (Snow 2004, Belmonte-Lopes et al.
The bellbird genus Procnias is clearly imbedded within the Cotingidae
(Prum 2000, Ohlson et al.
cinnamomeiventris 1 1 Hemitriccus granadensis 1 1 Cotingidae
Ampelion rubrocristatus 1 1 Tityridae Pachyramphus versicolor 1 1 Corvidae Cyanolyca armillata 1 3 Troglodytidae Troglodytes solstitialis 13 1-3 (1.
is one of the most emblematic bird families endemic to the Neotropics and, according to Remsen et al.
This differs from the behavior commonly found in the Cotingidae
, where females care for nestlings (Snow 2004).
Descriptions of some new genera of Tyrannidae, Pipridae, and Cotingidae