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Related to Cephalopterus: Cephalopterus ornatus, umbrella bird
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Noun1.Cephalopterus - a genus of CotingidaeCephalopterus - a genus of Cotingidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Cotingidae, family Cotingidae - cotingas; umbrella birds
Cephalopterus ornatus, umbrella bird - black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle
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Many large and medium-sized cotingas, such as species in the genera Procnias, Lipaugus, Xipholena, Perissocephalus, Cephalopterus, and Carpodectes build extraordinarily small and flimsy open nests, usually supported by twigs or small branches.
cayana Bare-necked Fruitcrow Gymnoderus foetidus Purple-throated Fruitcrow Querula purpurata Amazonian Umbrellabird Cephalopterus ornatus Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus Manakins Pipridae Jet Manakin Chloropipo unicolor Green Manakin C.
The directed seed dispersal by the frugivorous bird Cephalopterus penduliger (umbrellabird) resulted in a significantly higher genetic diversity of seedlings of Oenocarpus bataua in targeted deposit areas of the tropical forest of north-western Ecuador, compared to other sites (Karubian et al.