Lovely Cotinga

The Lovely Cotinga is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Lovely Cotinga, Cotinga amabilis * Turquoise Cotinga, Cotinga ridgwayi * Blue Cotinga, Cotinga nattererii * Plum-throated Cotinga, Cotinga maynana * Purple-breasted Cotinga, Cotinga cotinga * Banded Cotinga, Cotinga maculata * Spangled Cotinga, Cotinga cayana References - * Perrins, Christopher, ed. More

The Lovely Cotinga (Cotinga amabilis) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. It is found in Central America from southern Mexico through Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua to Costa Rica with reports from western Panama. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Cotinga amabilis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

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The Lovely Cotinga is incredible to behold and looks like a shining blue light bulb in the tree-tops. Throughout its range, the bird is seen rarely and almost never in numbers. Here at The Lodge, at all times of the year the Lovely Cotinga can be common. During the winter months beginning in December, sightings can be made of multiple males frequently with a shy female nearby. More

Lovely Cotinga, Cotinga amabilis Cotingidae (COTINGAS) Lovely Cotinga, Cotinga amabilis This photo was taken in: Costa Rica This photo was taken with: Nikon Coolpix 995 handheld to a leica APO scope with 32x lens The photo was taken by: Steve Bird , Birdseekers Costa Rica Report 512 Secies in two weeks! Birdseekers Tour reports Birdwatching Holidays around the world More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cotingidae
Genus : Cotinga
Species : amabilis
Authority : Gould, 1857