domingo, 10 de novembro de 2013

Saw cock


Saw cock

The cock of the mountain is a passerine bird in the family Cotingidae. It is one of the most beautiful birds in the Americas. Also known as cock of the saw-nut and cock of the rock
Rupicolous is an ecological term for organisms living or anything else ("cave" paintings) associated rocks, cliffs or rocky outcrops.
His name means the (Latin) rupis = rock, stone; and glue = resident. - (Bird that lives on the rocks).
features

Measures 28 inches long. The male is orange; the dark brown female, looking black in the distance.
food

It is frugivorous, but also hunt insects, lizards and frogs.
reproduction

Remains near rock masses, where males gather to show off individually for females (each on a "stage" isolated). Does clay and twigs nest cup-shaped, in rocky terrain or cut by erosion in well moist and shaded in primary forest environment. Add 2 spotted eggs, which are incubated by the female only for 27-28 days. Its breeding season runs from March to July.
habits

Solitary lives, foraging in the forest, and difficult to see. Varies uncommon to locally common in lower strata and medium rainforests located on cliffs, especially near shaded streams.

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