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Doliornis remseni


21.5 cm

  • Greyish-black upperparts, tail and wings
  • Black crown in male, dark grey in female
  • Maroon-chestnut crest is mostly concealed but found in both sexes
  • Chestnut underparts up to lower breast, rest of breast and throat dark grey
  • Iris is dark red, bill and legs grey

Similar Species

Bay-vented Cotinga and Red-crested Cotinga


South America: found in the central Andes of Colombia, eastern Andes of Ecuador, and extreme northern Peru. This is a rare and local bird.[1],[2],[3].


This is a monotypic species[1].


Scrub-woodland at the treeline.


Usually feeds on fruit.


A single quite nasal sound given with quite long intervals.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Snow, D. and C.J. Sharpe (2020). Chestnut-bellied Cotinga (Doliornis remseni), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D.A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.chbcot1.01
  3. Ridgely, R.S., & P.J. Greenfield (2001). "The Birds of Ecuador - Field Guide". Comstock/Cornell Paperbacks. ISBN 978-0-8014-8721-7

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