Birds of Panama

    PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae (Cotingas)  
Genus: Cotinga (2 species, 7 worldwide)

Blue Cotinga
Blue Cotinga (Cotinga nattererii) Male
Canopy Tower, Panama  
Photograph by Jenn Sinasac   © All Rights Reserved.

Blue Cotinga
Blue Cotinga (Cotinga nattererii) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Turquoise Cotinga
Turquoise Cotinga (Cotinga ridgwayi) Male Vulnerable
Los Cusingos, Costa Rica.  
Photograph by Betsy McCully   © All Rights Reserved.

Both sexes similar to Lovely Cotinga (Costa Rica) or Blue Cotinga (Panama/Colombia), with different shades of blue and purple. Male bright blue with purple belly. Uncommon, small, and perches high making photos difficult.

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