Berryeater

Carpornis, the berryeaters, is a genus of bird in the family Cotingidae. These primarily frugivorous birds are endemic to the southern half of the Atlantic forest (eastern Brazil). Both species are mainly greenish-yellow with a black hood.

Berryeaters
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Carpornis
G.R. Gray, 1846

It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common Name
Sabiá-pimenta (Carpornis melanocephala) (18243450539).jpg Carpornis cucullata Hooded berryeater
Hooded berryeater (Carpornis cucullata).jpg Carpornis melanocephala Black-headed berryeater

ReferencesEdit

  • 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