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Band-tailed Manakin

Pipra fasciicauda

Description:

The Male (pictured) has a brilliant bright orange/red nape, crown and upper breast. Yellow face, lower breast and vent and a yellow patch on the shoulder. Back, wings and tail are black with a white band at the base of the tail and two small white wing vanes, that show in flight. The eye is white.

Habitat:

Found in gallery forest on the banks of Rio Cuiaba on the outskirts of the city.

Notes:

Although it skulked a bit in the shade when it did get into good light it shone like a beacon!

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7 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 8 years ago

Thank you Paul. I appreciate your comment.

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 8 years ago

Wonderful capture and photo collection .

triggsturner
triggsturner 8 years ago

Thank you Ines glad you like them.

triggsturner
triggsturner 8 years ago

Thank you Jim.

InêsVeloso
InêsVeloso 8 years ago

really beautiful pictures :)

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 8 years ago

Another great spotting, Triggs...nicely done!

triggsturner
triggsturner 8 years ago

Thank you Polilla. I really appreciate your comment.

triggsturner
Spotted by
triggsturner

Cuiabá, MT, Brazil

Spotted on Nov 6, 2015
Submitted on May 21, 2016

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