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Peruvian plantcutter

(Phytotoma raimondii)

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Description

The lopper (or Cortarrama ) Peru 2 ( Phytotoma Raimondii ),also called Peruvian cortaplantas,3 is a species of bird passerine of the family Cotingidae.It is an endemic species of the north and central coast of Peru.Its population is very fragmented and it is estimated that it does not exceed a thousand copies in total.Some of the enclaves where you live are protected.The most common habitat of this colorful bird is found in the capital of Peru known asMetropolitan Lima.It measures 18.5 cm.It has a relatively short and powerful beak,with a slightly rounded tip and slightly serrated edges.It is striking a powerful crest that bristles when alarmed.The male,more colorful,is ash gray in its dorsal areas,darker in wings and tail,which also have various white markings.Pale gray gray lower parts,which turn reddish on the belly.It also has a reddish spot on the beak.The female has significantly more muted colors.His voice is reminiscent of the scratching that occurs when rubbing the barbs of a comb.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Cotingidae
Genus:Phytotoma
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