Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Pipridae (Manakins)  
Genus: Manacus (2 species, 4 worldwide)



White-bearded Manakin
White-bearded Manakin (Manacus manacus flaveolus) Male
Laguna Tabacal, La Vega, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

White-bearded Manakin
White-bearded Manakin (Manacus manacus purissimus) Female
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

The most commn and widespread manakin species. The male is generally seen at a lek, where they make snapping sounds while waiting for a female.
Male from back.
Additional photo.

Golden-collared Manakin
Golden-collared Manakin (Manacus vitellinus vitellinus) Male
Darien, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Golden-collared Manakin
Golden-collared Manakin (Manacus vitellinus) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Very similar to the [White-bearded Manakin] in every way except color and distribution.


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