Turquoise Cotinga

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Turquoise Cotinga

The Turquoise Cotinga (Cotinga ridgwayi) lives in Costa Rica and West Panama. Its location is near wet forest. Adults are 17.5 cm (7 inches) in height and 55 g in weight.

It is mostly intense glossy blue. Chin, throat, upper breast, and center of belly are deep violet and legs are dark gray. Living alone or in small flocks (less than 6), this bird feeds on fruits of trees (like Cecropia and Citharexylum), mistletoe (Psittacanthus) and berries (Phytolacca).

Common Name: Turquoise Cotinga
Scientific Name: Cotinga ridwayi
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