Plum-throated Cotinga, Cotinga maynana

The Plum-throated Cotinga (Cotinga maynana) is found in South America, specifically the following countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.


Natural Habitat:

Subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forest areas.


Diet / Feeding

They feed mainly on fruit.



The males have bright blue plumage with a plum-colored throat patch. The blue color is produced by air bubbles in the feathers which scatter light. The females are much duller than males and are mainly brown.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson



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