The Pompadour Cotinga is unique in its love for the colour red. It’s a shimmering combination of burgundy on pure white wings!
To say that the male lead is an overstatement! His head and body are covered with a burgundy coat that contrasts sharply with his pure white wings. He also has yellow eyes and gray legs.
Females are light gray, head to toe.
These beautiful creatures live in the upper parts of the forests of South America.
The males perform elaborate stunts to obtain a female, while the females raise the young alone.
The main diet of this species of fruit. These birds use Purp sounds to communicate.
Males sometimes clatter, a sound not common among birds.
They are successful in the wild and are not in danger of extinction.