Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Cotingidae (Cotingas)  
Genus: Pipreola (6 species, 11 worldwide)


Barred Fruiteater
Barred Fruiteater (Pipreola arcuata arcuata) Male
Hacienda del Bosque, Manizales, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Barred Fruiteater
Barred Fruiteater (Pipreola arcuata viridicauda) Female
Wayqecha, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found at higher altitudes, around 3000m, than other fruiteaters, and also a bit larger.

Golden-breasted Fruiteater
Golden-breasted Fruiteater (Pipreola aureopectus decora)
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   
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Fiery-throated Fruiteater
Fiery-throated Fruiteater (Pipreola chlorolepidota) Male Near Threatened
Quebrada Mishquiyacu, San Martín region, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

The smallest Fruiteater also has a faint, simple call that often goes unnoticed. Found from canopy to forest floor.

Orange-breasted Fruiteater
Orange-breasted Fruiteater (Pipreola jucunda) Male
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Orange-breasted Fruiteater
Orange-breasted Fruiteater (Pipreola jucunda) Female
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Black-chested Fruiteater
Black-chested Fruiteater (Pipreola lubomirskii) Male
Santa Cecilia trail above Paquisha, Zamora-Chinchipe province, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.


Green-and-black Fruiteater
Green-and-black Fruiteater (Pipreola riefferii) Male
Predio de Conservacion Ecologico Paniquita, Cali, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Green-and-black Fruiteater
Green-and-black Fruiteater (Pipreola riefferii) Female
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
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