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 impressive as the [Long-wattled Umbrellabird] of the Pacific coast.

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

Long-wattled Umbrellabird
Long-wattled Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus penduliger) Male Vulnerable
El Oro, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Large and unmistakable. The female has less of an umbrella and no wattle.

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