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Andean Cock-of-the-rock

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About the Andean Cock-of-the-rock

The Andean Cock-of-the-rock is a bird in the Cotinga family native to the Andean cloud forests of South America. The male has a large disk-like crest and brilliant scarlet or orange plumage. The males compete with eachother for breeding females, who are more brown in color, by displaying their colorful feathers while bobbing and hopping around.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 16 July 2009
Scientific Name Rupicola peruvianus
  • Passeriformes
  • Cotingidae
  • Rupicola
  • R. peruvianus
Birdorable Family Trogons, Cotingas & Compadres
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 29 March 2017)
Measurements
Units: Imperial Metric
12.5 inches
Range South America

International Names

  • 安第斯冠伞鸟 (Chinese)
  • Skalňák Andský (Czech)
  • Rød Klippehane (Danish)
  • Rode Rotshaan (Dutch)
  • Tuliharjakotinga (Finnish)
  • Coq-de-roche Péruvien (French)
  • Andenfelsenhahn (German)
  • Galletto di Roccia delle Ande (Italian)
  • アンデスイワドリ (Andesuiwadori) (Japanese)
  • Andesklippehane (Norwegian)
  • Skalikurek Andyjski (Polish)
  • Андский скальный петушок (Russian)
  • Gallito de las Rocas Peruano (Spanish)
  • Andinsk klippfågel (Swedish)

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