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White-crowned manakin, Inírida, Colombia  Colombia,Dixiphia pipra,Guainía,Inírida,South America,White-crowned manakin,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. how cute! Posted 2 months ago
    1. I love manakins, I did not know about these birds before this trip. They're tricky to capture though, so very small. I'd also would love to see their dancing rituals. Posted 2 months ago
  2. I am sure it has been a lovely trip! One day i want to go to Ecuador too, because I also see great pics from birds of this area. Really enjoying your new spottings! :-) Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks! Guess what? This October we're going back to Colombia. 95% sure that is. Posted 2 months ago
  3. Wow! That's awesome! Looking forward to your pics. We are going to scuba dive in Bonaire. I hope I can get some new species for JD ;-) Posted 2 months ago
    1. Nice! When are you going? Posted 2 months ago
      1. In September :-) Posted 2 months ago
        1. That's soon, enjoy! Posted 2 months ago

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The white-crowned manakin is a tiny passerine bird in the manakin family. It is a resident breeder in the tropical New World from Costa Rica to northeastern Peru and eastern Brazil. It is normally placed in the genus ''Pipra'', but its syringeal anatomy now favours its separation as a separate genus ''Dixiphia''. It is a small, compact bird about 10 centimetres long. Males have black plumage with a white crown which can be erected as a creat. Females and juveniles are olive-green, with a grey head.. more

Similar species: Passerines
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Uploaded Aug 11, 2017. Captured Oct 24, 2016 07:19.
  • NIKON D810
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO1600
  • 400mm