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Green-and-black Fruiteater

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Pipreola riefferii Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Cotingidae Family
 17·5-20 cm Length
Tropical rainforest montane.  Between 1,000 & 3,050 m Range:- Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela. Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fruit, arthropods and larvae. Food  
4450 TSN: 562202 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Green-and-black Fruiteater Diego Caiafa RNN El Loro Orejiamarillo, Jardin, Antioquia Colombia song XC194628

AKA:- Czech: kotinga zelenočerná, Kotinga zelenohrbetá
Danish: Grřn Frugtćder
German: Goldbandkotinga, Grünrücken-Schmuckvogel
English: Black-throated Cotinga, Green & Black Fruiteater, Green and black Fruiteater, Green-and-black Fruiteater, Green-black Fruiteater, Tallmans' Fruiteater
Spanish: Frutero verdinegro, Granicera Verde
Spanish (Colombia): Frutero Verdinegro
Spanish (Ecuador): Frutero verdinegro
Spanish (Venezuela): Granicera Verdecita
Finnish: Huppukotinga
French: Cotinga vert et noir
Italian: Cotinga verde e nera, Fruttaio verdenero
Japanese: zuguromidorikazaridori
Japanese: ズグロミドリカザリドリ
Latin: Pipreola riefferii, Pipreola riefferii riefferii
Dutch: Groen-zwarte Cotinga
Norwegian: Grřnnfrukteter
Polish: owocojad luskowany, owocojad łuskowany
Russian: Чернозелёный манакиновый плодоед, Чёрно-зелёный манакиновый плодоед
Slovak: ovociar zeleno-čierny
Swedish: Grön fruktätare
Chinese: 绿黑食果伞鸟


Pipreola riefferii
Pipreola riefferii chachapoyas
Pipreola riefferii confusa
Pipreola riefferii melanolaema
Pipreola riefferii occidentalis
Pipreola riefferii riefferii
Pipreola riefferii tallmanorum

  • Pipreola riefferii riefferii: Andes of e Colombia to nw Venezuela (Táchira) and e Ecuador
  • Pipreola riefferii occidentalis: Andes of sw Colombia and w Ecuador
  • Pipreola riefferii melanolaema: Andes of w Venezuela (north to s Lara)
  • Pipreola riefferii confusa: Andes of e Ecuador to Andes of Peru (n Amazonas)
  • Pipreola riefferii chachapoyas: Subtropical Central Andes of n Peru (San Martín)
  • Pipreola riefferii tallmanorum: Andes of central Peru (Huánuco)


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