Andean Cock-of-the-rock

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.

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Details & Statistics

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

International Names

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