Pompadour-cotinga
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
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Genus:Xipholena
Species:punicea

Depending on the light, males may appear black, bright red, pink, or purple. Research conducted at Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History, with the assistance of the DWA, has established that this species’ color is due to unique carotenoid pigments previously unknown in birds.