French: Manakin vert German: Grünpipra Spanish: Saltarín verde
P. L. Sclater
“Bogotá” = east slope of Andes in Bogotá area, Colombia
Subspecies and Distribution
C. h. holochlora
(P. L. Sclater, 1888) – E slope of Andes and adjacent lowlands from Colombia (S from Meta) S to C Peru (E Junín).
C. h. viridior
(Chapman, 1924) – E slope of Andes in SE Peru (Cuzco, Puno).
11·5–12·5 cm; 15–20 g. Nominate race is bright moss-green above, with an indistinct pale eyering, olive below, with pale yellow belly; iris dark... read more
Generally silent; only a single harsh “arrrn”, apparently in aggression, and a high,... read more
Humid and wet forest in lowlands and foothills; mainly hilly terra firme forest in E... read more
Food and feeding
No detailed information. Occasionally seen at fruiting trees, including those at forest borders; nevertheless, is perhaps more... read more
In contrast with other manakins, in this sexually monomorphic species males do not form leks and do not engage in elaborate displays;... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Little known. Apparently uncommon to locally fairly common, e.g. in SE Peru, but easily overlooked; in some areas quite often... read more
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