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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cotingidae.

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Examples

  • Birds that may visit mangrove communities include Amazona autumnalis, scarlet macaw (Ara macao), green macaw (Ara ambigua), military macaw (A. militaris), snowy cotinga (Carpodectes nitidus), and several parrots, parakeets, and hummingbirds.

    Mosquitia-Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast mangroves

  • Two endemic birds listed by IUCN as vulnerable are found in the mangroves of this ecoregion: the mangrove hummingbird (Amazilia boucardi) and the yellow-billed cotinga (Carpodectes antoniae).

    Moist Pacific Coast mangroves

  • Birds that may visit mangrove communities include scarlet macaw (Ara macao), green macaw (Ara ambigua), military macaw (A. militaris), great blue heron (Ardea herodias), snowy cotinga (Carpodectes nitidus), harpy eagle (Harpia harpyia), osprey (Pandion Halieatus), and a variety of plovers and sandpipers (Charadriidae and Scolopacidae) and several parrots, parakeets, and hummingbirds.

    Northern Honduras mangroves

  • Birds that visit mangroves during migration include spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), red-lored Amazon (Amazona autumnalis), snowy cotinga (Carpodectes nitidus), Wilson's plover (Charadrius wilsonia), green kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), lesser nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis), common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), keel-billed motmot (Electron carintum), and osprey (Pandion haliaetus) just to name a few.

    Rio Negro-Rio San Sun mangroves

  • Birds most specific to mangroves include roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja), gray-necked wood rail (Aramides cajanea), rufous-necked wood rail (A. axillaris), mangrove black-hawk (Buteogallus subtilis), yellow-billed cotinga (Carpodectes antoniae) (now rare), green kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), Amazon kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona) lesser nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis), rufous-browed peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis) and many others.

    Gulf of Panama mangroves

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