Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae (Cotingas)  
Genus: Cephalopterus (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Amazonian Umbrellabird
Amazonian Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus ornatus) Male
Manu National Park, Peru
  The short wattle is not as showy as the Long-wattled Umbrellabird.
   

Amazonian Umbrellabird
Amazonian Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus ornatus) Female
Podocarpus National Park, Ecuador  
   


Long-wattled Umbrellabird
Long-wattled Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus penduliger) Male Vulnerable
south, Ecuador
  Large and unmistakable. The female has less of an umbrella and no wattle.
   
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info



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