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Helmeted Manakin

Antilophia galeata

Description:

Male (pictured) is a largish black manakin 14.5cm (5.75"). All black apart from the nape up over the crown which is a deep rich red. Has a small double crest above the bill shown on image 4.

Habitat:

Found in middle growth of gallery forest in the Panatanal near Port Jofre.

Notes:

This species is a near endemic to Brazil but has been recorded just over the borders of Bolivia and Paraguay.

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1 Comment

triggsturner
triggsturner 8 years ago

Thank you Polilla. Amazing that even with his bright red head gear how hard he was to spot in thick forest cover.

triggsturner
Spotted by
triggsturner

MT, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 29, 2015
Submitted on May 21, 2016

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