French: Manakin auréole German: Rothaubenpipra Spanish: Saltarín cabecinaranja
“some part of South America, near the equinoctial line” = Suriname
Subspecies and Distribution
P. a. aureola
(Linnaeus, 1758) – E Venezuela, the Guianas and NE Brazil (Amapá, E Pará).
P. a. flavicollis
P. L. Sclater, 1852 – #Rmiddle Amazon from R Negro to R Maicuru (Brazil).
P. a. aurantiicollis
Todd, 1925 – lower middle Amazon from R Tapajós to R Xingu, in W Pará (Brazil).
P. a. borbae
J. T. Zimmer, 1936 – along R Madeira from Borba to Humaitá, in Amazonas (Brazil).
11 cm; 14–18·5 g. Male nominate race has orange-yellow on face and throat; otherwise, foreparts to upper mantle and lower breast crimson; rest of plumage black,... read more
Main call of male a plaintive, somewhat drawn-out “eeeeew”, also sharper, double... read more
Swampy and seasonally flooded forest (várzea), tangled woodland along watercourses... read more
Food and feeding
Small fruits, especially of species of Araceae, also insects and spiders. Items plucked or snatched in aerial sallies from nearby perch. read more
Egg-laying in Feb–Mar in Guyana, Oct and Mar–May in Surinam and Oct–May in French Guiana. Male performs complex lek... read more
Resident; dominant males sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rather uncommon over much of range; locally abundant in Guianan coastal areas.
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