Facts on Umbrella Birds
Umbrella Bird Information
• The Umbrella Bird is found in South American and Central American rainforests.
• The Umbrella Bird is one of the largest in the Cotinga bird family.
• Umbrella Birds are almost completely black with a crest on the top of their head that looks slightly like an umbrella hence their name.
• Umbrella Birds have a wattle on their neck which inflates and amplifies their calls.
• Female and male Umbrella Birds look similar but the females are usually smaller and have reduced crests and wattles.
The Umbrella Bird belongs to the Passeriformes order.
You can get three different species of Umbrella Bird; the Long-Wattled Umbrella Bird, Amazonian Umbrella Bird and Bare-Necked Umbrella Bird.
Primarily Umbrella Birds feed on large insects and fruits. If they need to Umbrella Birds will also eat small vertebrates such as lizards.