Pompadour Cotinga Xipholena punicea

David Snow, Arnau Bonan, Sabrina Aeluro, Guy M. Kirwan, and Andrew J. Spencer
Version: 2.0 — Published July 24, 2020


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Pompadour Cotinga is the most widely distributed species of Xipholena, with its center of distribution in north-central South America (24). It occurs from extreme eastern Colombia (Arauca, and eastern Guainía and Vaupés; 8) east across Venezuela (south of the Río Orinoco; 2) to the Guianas, and northeastern Brazil (Amapá) south to central Amazonian Brazil (west to the Rio Juruá, east to western Pará, and south to southern Rondônia 25 and southern Mato Grosso 26) and extreme northeastern Bolivia (northern Pando, and the Serranía de Huanchaca in eastern Santa Cruz; 27, 28, 29). There is an apparently isolated population in northern Peru (Loreto 30, 31), and a single record from southeastern Ecuador (probably in Pastaza; 32).

Historical Changes to the Distribution

None reported.

Distribution of the Pompadour Cotinga
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Pompadour Cotinga

Recommended Citation

Snow, D., A. Bonan, A. Aeluro, G. M. Kirwan, and A. J. Spencer (2020). Pompadour Cotinga (Xipholena punicea), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (T. S. Schulenberg, S. M. Billerman, and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.pomcot1.02