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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Ampelion rufaxilla Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Cotingidae Family
21 cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest, between 2,200 - 2,750 m, in:- Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador & Peru. Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fruit, arthropods and larvae.. Food  
4445 - TSN: 558559 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Chestnut-crested Cotinga song
(Ampelion rufaxilla)
Frank Lambert
26 May 06, Peru

AKA:- Czech: Kotinga hnedohlavá, kotinga rezavochocholatá
Danish: Kravekotinga
German: Braunkopfkotinga, Braunkopf-Kotinga, Braunkopfzuser, Braunohrkotinga
English: Chestnut crested Cotinga, Chestnut-crested Cotinga, Chestnut-crested Plantcutter
Spanish: Cotinga Alirrufa, Cotinga cresticastaña, Cotinga Cresticastaño, Cotinga de Cresta Castaña
Spanish (Colombia): Cotinga Alirrufa
Spanish (Ecuador): Cotinga cresticastaña
Finnish: Rosvokotinga
French: Cotinga à tête rousse
Italian: Cotinga crestacastana
Japanese: kammurikazaridori, kanmurikazaridori
Japanese: カンムリカザリドリ
Latin: Ampelion rufaxilla
Dutch: Roodkopcotinga
Norwegian: Kragekotinga
Polish: andowiec obrozny, andowiec obrożny
Russian: Каштановохохлый ампелион
Slovak: chocholiar hnedohrivý
Swedish: Kragkotinga
Chinese: 栗冠伞鸟


Ampelion rufaxilla
Ampelion rufaxilla antioquiae
Ampelion rufaxilla rufaxilla

  • Ampelion rufaxilla rufaxilla: E slope of Andes of s Ecuador, Peru and W Bolivia
  • Ampelion rufaxilla antioquiae: Subtropical Andes of W Colombia and (?) N Ecuador


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