Lovely Cotinga (Cotinga amabilis) Humid, broadleaf, up into lower pre-montane forest. Usually solitary but small groups can be seen in fruiting trees. Female pattern scaley in light gray, off-white & brown hues . Blue & purple males prefer forest canopy with wide vistas. They are almost entirely silent & are visually oriented. Feed mainly on palm fruit, figs & mistletoe and fruits of the Lauraceae Family. Diet also includes insects and small lizards.
The Capuchinbird or Calfbird (Perissocephalus tricolor) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Perissocephalus. It is found in humid forests (Up to 1400 m. but mostly occurs below 600 m.) in north-eastern South America, almost entirely north of the Amazon River and east of Rio Negro (Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and The Guianas).