|Red-headed Manakin Ceratopipra rubrocapilla
(aka Pipra rubrocapilla Dixiphia rubrocapilla)
The Red-headed Manakin is distributed in the Amazon Basin south of the river Amazon with a disjunct population in eastern Brazil. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in low to middle levels of forest and woodland.
|The male has a red head, dull pink legs, red thighs (which you can see on the right-hand bird in the first
photo), a squarish tail and a brown iris. The female is olive above and slightly paler below with a darker brown iris.
I think that the 4th photo is of an immature male given that there is a hint of red showing through.
|The 5th photo shows 3 males displaying. This performance went on for at least 20 minutes and involved mainly wing stretching.|
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