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At the Amazon site the woodpecker, cotinga, swallow and icterid groups showed significant size assortment, whereas the raptor, toucan and manakin groups did not (Size Assortment Analyses section).
Breeding data for the Guianan Red Cotinga are largely absent, birds in breeding condition (developed gonads and/or brood patch) have been collected between September and October in Surinam (Kirwan and Grenn 2011) and in April, in Amapa, Brazil (Novaes 1978).
The cotingas present variable nest architecture and placement, and complex breeding behaviors, without a consistent pattern within the family or subfamilies (Snow 1971, Kirwan and Green 2011): Haematoderus militaris (Whittaker 1993) and P.
The Yellow-billed Cotinga (Carpodectes antoniae) is an endangered and range restricted species of the Pacific coastal slope of southern Costa Rica and western Panama with a population estimate of 250-999 individuals, and thought to be declining (Stattersfield et al.
Little is known about the ecology of the Yellow-billed Cotinga which confounds efforts to identify and reverse factors that are causing its global population decline.
According to a paper published in the journal, Science, palm trees in Brazil's Atlantic Forest have quickly evolved to produce smaller seeds as the populations of large-billed, fruit-eating birds such as toucans and cotingas have disappeared.
It provides a species-by-species account of cotingas and manikins, two large families of colorful birds from the American tropics.
tanagers, thrushes, cotingas, starlings, birds of paradise, waxwings), non-passerine birds (e.
Purple-throated fruit crows, toucans, parrots, macaws, double-toothed kites, hawk eagles, spangled cotingas (small birds like turquoise jewels).
The gorgeous yellow, red, blue and green feathers of hummingbirds, parrots, herons, spoonbills, blue cotingas, and ducks were gathered from all corners of the Aztec empire, with the most prized quetzal plumes harvested in Guatemala.
Purplethroated fruit crows, toucans, parrots, macaws, double-toothed kites, hawk eagles, spangled cotingas (small birds like turquoise jewels).
Using distributions of four bird families (Psittacidae, parrots; Furnariidae, ovenbirds and woodcreepers; Tyrannidae, New World flycatchers, including cotingas and manakins; and Troglodytinae, wrens) plotted onto the same grid used here, Fjeldsa and Rahbek (1998) also found high species richness in the montane Andes, but for these bird data the peak of species richness occurred farther to the north, in central Ecuador (see Fjeldsa & Rahbek, 1998, fig.
Bird-watchers from around the world climb the tower to see the yellow-green tyrannulet, a small bird endemic to central and eastern Panama, as well as elusive green shrike vireos and stunning blue cotingas, both of which are normally hard to spot because they reside in the canopy's uppermost levels.
Pages 170-462 in Handbook of the birds of the world: Cotingas to pipits and wagtails (J.