Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Pipridae (Manakins)  
Genus: Heterocercus (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Orange-crested Manakin
Orange-crested Manakin (Heterocercus aurantiivertex) Male
Sani Lodge, Sucumbíos province, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Locally fairly common in lowland várzea forest in eastern Ecuador, northern Peru, and far western Brazil (Athanas). Recently recorded in Puerto Leguizamo, Colombia.

Yellow-crested Manakin
Yellow-crested Manakin (Heterocercus flavivertex) Female
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba