French: Manakin olive German: Tepuipipra Spanish: Saltarín oliváceo
Salvin and Godman, 1884,
Mount Roraima, Venezuela.
Subspecies and Distribution
X. u. duidae
(Chapman, 1929) – Cerros Duida and Sipapo, in Amazonas, SC Venezuela.
X. u. uniformis
(Salvin & Godman, 1884) – SE Venezuela (various mountains in S Bolívar), adjacent N Brazil (Cerro Uei) and W Guyana.
13·5 cm; male 18–21 g, female 16·5–21 g. Rather long-winged manakin with relatively long and narrow tail. Plumage is rather dark olive, slightly paler on throat,... read more
Advertising call a clear, rising whistle, “preeeeeeeeéé”, penetrating but not loud.
Stunted montane woodland and humid forest; 800–2100 m. Most frequent in areas dominated by... read more
Food and feeding
Small fruits; presumably also insects.
Resident. Possibly some seasonal elevational movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tepuis EBA. Fairly common to uncommon, but easily overlooked; relatively quiet. Occurs in Canaíma National Park... read more
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