Guianan Cock-of-the-rock

This Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola), is one of only two species, a South American passerine about 30 cm (12 in) in length. The bright orange male has a prominent half-moon crest, which is used is competitive displays in lek gatherings to attract a female.

The Guianan Cock-of-the-rock is a stout-bodied bird with a visible half-moon crest, an orange-tipped black tail, black, orange and white wings, and silky-orange filaments of the inner remiges. Additionally, this species also has an orange bill, legs and skin. The less conspicuous female is dark brownish-grey overall and has a yellow-tipped black bill and a smaller crest. It has a total length of approximately 30 cm (12 in) and weighs 200-220 grams (7-7½ oz).

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