Pompadour Cotinga

Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela, this bird’s natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  • Scientific Name: Xipholena punicea
  • Range: Northern South America
  • Status in the Wild: Least Concern
  • Location in the Zoo: Tropical Bird House
  • Cool Animal Fact: Our cotingas hang upside down from a perch while bathing! Plus, the male is pink!