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Purple-throated Fruitcrow

Querula purpurata


It is a glossy black, medium-sized bird and the male has a purple-red throat patch.


Its habitat being humid lowland forest where it feeds mainly on insects and fruit. This bird was seen by the side of a river.


The purple-throated fruitcrow is a species of bird in the family Cotingidae, the cotingas. It is the only species of the genus Querula

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Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 4, 2016
Submitted on Sep 26, 2021

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