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Tijuca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Tijuca
Férussac, 1829
Species

Tijuca atra (Black-and-gold Cotinga)
Tijuca condita (Grey-winged Cotinga)

Tijuca is a genus of passerine birds in the cotinga family Cotingidae. It contains two species:

They both have small ranges, occurring in montane forest in south-east Brazil. Their diet includes fruit.

They are fairly large cotingas, 24-26.5 centimetres long. The Grey-winged Cotinga and female Black-and-gold Cotinga are mainly olive, while the male Black-and-gold Cotinga is mostly black with a yellow wing-speculum. They have high-pitched, whistling calls.

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