Cotingidae


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Noun1.Cotingidae - cotingas; umbrella birds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae - New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
genus Cotinga - type genus of the Cotingidae: cotingas
genus Rupicola, Rupicola - cock of the rocks
Cephalopterus, genus Cephalopterus - a genus of Cotingidae
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Members of the family Cotingidae include some of the most spectacular of all Neotropical birds (Snow 1982).
COTINGIDAE - Real: Lipaugus vociferans, Cotinga cayana, Querula purpurata; Null: Phoenicircus nigricollis, iodopleura isabellae, cotinga mayana.
Part III: families Cotingidae, Pipridae, Formicariidae, Furnariidae, Dendrocolaptidae and Picidae).
As members of Tityridae, however, they are phylogenetically situated somewhere near the Cotingidae, many of which are polygamous species with elaborate courtship displays (Barber and Rice 2007, Ohlson et al.
Life histories of Centra] American birds III--Families Cotingidae.