The spangled cotinga (Cotinga cayana) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family, the cotingas. The species is sexually dimorphic with the male being a bright turquoise-blue with a large deep wine-red throat and black to the wings, tail and back. The female is overall dull brownish-gray with darker wings and faint mottling below.


  • Where to see them: Amazon Rainforest in South America
  • Length: 8 inches
  • Lifespan: 10-12 years
  • Habitat: Humid woodland rainforests
  • Diet: Fruit and insects
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