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cotinga

(kəˈtɪŋɡə)
n
(Animals) any tropical American passerine bird of the family Cotingidae, such as the umbrella bird and the cock-of-the-rock, having a broad slightly hooked bill. Also called: chatterer

co•tin•ga

(koʊˈtɪŋ gə, kə-)

n.
any of numerous suboscine birds comprising the family Cotingidae, of New World tropical forests: diverse in size and habits, with many species having spectacular plumage and far-carrying voices.
[1775–85; < New Latin < French < Tupi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cotinga - passerine bird of New World tropicscotinga - passerine bird of New World tropics
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
genus Cotinga - type genus of the Cotingidae: cotingas
Rupicola rupicola, cock of the rock - tropical bird of northern South America the male having brilliant red or orange plumage and an erectile disklike crest
cock of the rock, Rupicola peruviana - bird of the Andes similar to Rupicola rupicola
bellbird - any of several tropical American birds of the genus Procnias having a bell-like call
Cephalopterus ornatus, umbrella bird - black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle
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Prior to joining Penton, he cofounded and served as CEO of Cotinga, LLC, a data science consultancy that brings the power of advanced methods and algorithms from the cutting edge of academia to the world of businesses and nonprofits.
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Among the possessions stolen from their hire car was a video camera with footage of the blue cotinga and other rare birds seen in Panama.
COTINGIDAE - Real: Lipaugus vociferans, Cotinga cayana, Querula purpurata; Null: Phoenicircus nigricollis, iodopleura isabellae, cotinga mayana.
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All along the Caribbean coast, Honduras has more than 600 km of beaches with habitats and ecosystems ranging from mangrove forests and coastal lagoons to rainforests and cloud forests, places where a patient watcher can find a wide variety of birds, such as herons, ducks, Woodcreepers, Violet-ears, Trogons and the Lovely Cotinga with its electric blue and purple colors.
Most recently in 2011 he cofounded and served as CEO of Cotinga, LLC, a data science consultancy that brings the power of advanced methods and algorithms from the cutting edge of academia to the world of businesses and nonprofits.
Among the possessions stolen from the boot of their hire car was a video camera with footage of the blue cotinga and other rare birds they saw in Panama.
Among the possessions taken from the boot of their hire car was a video camera with footage of the blue cotinga and other rare birds they sawin Panama.
The Guianan Red Cotinga (Phoenicircus carnifex), an uncommon species, is found in the lower and mid-levels of humid forests in northern Brazil, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana (Kirwan and Green 2011).
Downing is chairman of the international bird watching society Cotinga and is an expert on the birds of South America.