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Definition of "cotinga" []

  • Any of the neotropical passerine birds of the genus Cotinga (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cotinga" in a sentence
  • "Examples of seed dispersing birds are the hornbill, the toucan, the aracari, the cotinga, and some species of parrots."
  • "Examples are buff-breasted tody-tyrant (Hemitriccus mirandae), white-winged cotinga (Xipholena atropurpurea), seven-colored tanager (Tangara fastuosa), and yellow-faced siskin (Carduelis yarrellii)."
  • "Two endemic birds listed by IUCN as vulnerable are found in the mangroves of this ecoregion: the mangrove hummingbird (Amazilia boucardi) and the yellow-billed cotinga (Carpodectes antoniae)."