Black-headed Berryeater

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Black-headed Berryeater is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

* Black-headed Berryeater (Carpornis melanocephala) References - * Fitzpatrick, J. W. (2004). Berryeater(Carpornis). pp. 79–80 in: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Christie, D. A. eds. (2004). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 9. Cotingas to Wagtails. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-69-5 Stub icon This Cotingidae-related article is a stub. More

The Black-headed Berryeater (Carpornis melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Carpornis melanocephala. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

Black-headed Berryeater/Carpornis melanocephalus Bare-throated Bellbird/Procnias nudicollis Red-headed Manakin/Pipra rubrocapilla Helmeted Manakin/Antilophia galeata Swallow-tailed Manakin/Chiroxiphia caudata Wing-barred Piprites/Piprites chloris Spot-backed Antshrike/Hypoedaleus guttatus Giant Antshrike/Batara cinerea Tufted Antshrike/Mackenziaena severa Great Antshrike/Taraba major Silvery-cheeked Antshrike/Sakesphorus cristatus Lined Antshrike/Thamnophilus palliatus More

Black-Headed Berryeater - Carpornis melanocephalus = IUCN Status: Vulnerable IUCN Species Profile Carpornis melanocephalus: ...permision by the copyright holders. Carpornis melanocephalus. Black-headed Berryeater. Family COTINGIDAE (Cotingas). Status. Vulnerable. ... COTINGIDAE (Cotingas): Hooded Berryeater; Carpornis melanocephalus Black-headed Berryeater; Ampelion rubrocristata Red-crested Cotinga; Ampelion rufaxilla ... SE Brazil: Hooded Berryeater/Carpornis cucullatus. Black-headed Berryeater/Carpornis melanocephalus. Bare-throated Bellbird/Procnias nudicollis. ... More

Black-headed Berryeater Carpornis melanocephala 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Vulnerable Justification This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small fragmented population which is likely to be suffering a continuing rapid decline owing to the extensive loss of its lowland forest habitat. More

It is a Black-headed Berryeater (Carpornis melanocephola) a threatened cotinga whose call - a single descending whistle sounded every thirty seconds or so (heard here following the call of two near-threatened species, the Eye-ringed Tody-Tyrant and Yellow-legged Tinamou) - I have previously recorded and noted in this blog. This picture was taken by the ornithologist and freelance bird guide Bruno Lima, who visited the property last weekend and gave the first expert assessment of what we have here. More

Black-headed Berryeater (Carpornis melanocephala) by Nick Athanas. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cotingidae
Genus : Carpornis
Species : melanocephala
Authority : (Wied, 1820)