Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae (Cotingas)  
Genus: Ampelion (2 species, 2 worldwide)

Red-crested Cotinga
Red-crested Cotinga (Ampelion rubrocristatus)
Chingaza National Park, Colombia
  Note thin red crest.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large cotinga found locally at 2700-3500m. Not too skittish.

Chestnut-crested Cotinga
Chestnut-crested Cotinga (Ampelion rufaxilla antioquiae)
Jardin, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Rob Felix   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local around 3000m.

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