Colorful Birds

on November 7, 2023

Hey kids, welcome back to our series on the mysteries of created kinds. This week, we move into Africa to look for a small family of songbirds.

purple breasted cotinga

Purple Breasted Cotinga
Hector Bottai, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Learn more about the Cotingidae—the Cotinga kind—as Professor Barry Mins studies kinds that may have been on the Ark.

  1. These gorgeous birds are found throughout Central and South _______.
  2. Many members of this kind have exciting and bold _______.
  3. Members of this kind vary wildly in their _______ use.
  4. Members of this kind are largely _______.
  5. Members of this kind build _______ out of small sticks from shrubs and trees.
  6. This week’s kind is the _______ kind.
  7. Some members of this kind _______ to high altitudes to breed.
  8. Members of this kind consume 100 different _______.
  9. The frugivores often serve as useful seed _______ for the plants they eat.
  10. Males often compete for female attention on a _______, a special breeding ground.

  • America
  • Colors
  • Habitat
  • Frugivores
  • Nests
  • Cotingidae
  • Migrate
  • Fruits
  • Dispersers
  • Lek
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