Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cotingas :: Purple-throated Fruitcrow

Purple-throated Fruitcrow Querula purpurata

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Feb 25, 2004 © William Hull  Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 12, 2006 © William Hull  Achiote Road, Panama - Jan 20, 2004 © R S Scanlon  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. Central America and nw. South America. Amazonian South America;
Two main populations with a third very small population;
Caribbean slope of Costa Rica and Panama and along the Pacific slope from the Canal Zone e. to w., c. and se. Colombia w. of the Andes to nw. Ecuador. E. of the Andes in e. Peru, n. Bolivia, se. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Amazonian Brazil. An isolated and very small population in the headwaters of the Orinoco.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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