Capuchinbird

Perissocephalus tricolor

Male capuchinbirds perform a competitive mating display at a site called a lek. Puffing out their feathers, they sing to impress the females. The male with the most impressive song, which sounds like a mooing cow, wins the most mates.

Fact File

pronunciationPronunciation: KAP-yoo-chin-burd
lengthLength: up to 1.2ft
weightWeight: up to 14oz.
habitatHabitat: Tropical forest
dietDiet: Insects and fruit