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Amazonian Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus ornatus), Podocarpus National Park, Ecuador. | by troupial
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Amazonian Umbrellabird (Cephalopterus ornatus), Podocarpus National Park, Ecuador.

This species has a wattle on the neck which, when inflated, produces a loud, booming noise. Its head is adorned with an irridescent crest. Males gather in leks during mating season.

 

Ecuador.

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Taken on July 1, 2010