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Helmeted Manakin

Antilophia galeata


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.


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


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 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.

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MT, Brazil

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

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