cock-of-the-rock


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cock-of-the-rock:

see cotingacotinga
, any of the New World tropical birds of the family Cotingidae. Cotingas range from N Argentina to the southern border of the United States; most are forest species and inhabit the highest treetops.
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prairie grouse, birds-of-paradise, cock-of-the-rock, manakins, ruffs) but also includes some chapters on less-known arena birds with remarkable displays.
Exotic feathered species can be found, such as the Bird of Paradise, Cock-of-the-Rock and the American Bald Eagle, ostrich and kiwi.