Umbrella bird

Definition of Umbrella bird

(Zool.) a South American bird (Cephalopterus ornatus) of the family Cotingidæ. It is black, with a large and handsome crest consisting of a mass of soft, glossy blue feathers curved outward at the tips. It also has a cervical plume consisting of a long, cylindrical dermal process covered with soft hairy feathers. Called also dragoon bird.

See also: Umbrella

Related Words

Cephalopterus, Cephalopterus ornatus, chatterer, cotinga, genus Cephalopterus
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