Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A worldwide community photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Blue Manakin

Chiroxipha caudata


A larger blue manakin 15cm (6"). Male (pictured) has a blue breast, back and rump with black wings and a black head with a bright red crown. Both male and female sport short central tail streamers.


Found in the lower forest level in the Iguassu National Park on the Argentine side of the falls.


By far the bluest of all the manakins in South America.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Mnes., Argentina

Spotted on Nov 8, 2015
Submitted on May 21, 2016

Related Spottings

Blue manakin or Swallow-tailed manakin (Female) Blue Manakin Blue Manakin Blue manakin or Swallow-tailed manakin

Nearby Spottings

Violaceous Euphonia Gold tegu Green-headed Tanager Orb-weaver spider
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team