Guianan Cock of the Rock

The Guianan Cock-of-the-rock is a stout-bodied bird with an extraordinary half-moon crest, an orange-tipped black tail, black, orange and white wings, and silky-orange filaments of the inner remiges. Additionally, this species also has an orange bill, legs and skin. The less conspicuous female is dark brownish-grey overall and possesses a yellow-tipped black bill and a smaller crest. It has a total length of approximately 30 cm and weighs 200-220 grams .

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The Guianan Cock of the Rock is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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Female Guianan Cock of the Rock - on a nest. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cotingidae
Genus : Rupicola
Species : rupicola
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)