Purple-throated Fruitcrow

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Purple-throated Fruitcrow

The Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata) ranges from Costa Rica to West Ecuador, North Bolivia, and Amazonian Brazil. They inhabit in groups of 5-8 in lowlands of wet forests and foothills. Its measures are 28 cm (11 inches) in height and 115g in weight.

This fairy large bird has an entirely black plumage. Bill silver-gray and legs black. This bird suns itself with wings spread like a vulture. Is diet is based on fruits and insects.

Common Name: Purple-throated Fruitcrow
Scientific Name: Querula purpurata
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