French: Manakin à ventre orange German: Orangebauchpipra Spanish: Saltarín ventrinaranja
Salvin and Godman
Merume Mountains and Bartica, Guyana
Montane zone of S & SE Venezuela, NC Guyana, and adjacent extreme N Brazil.
9 cm; 1 male 8·5 g. Male is black with contrasting white forecrown, bright azure-blue lower rump and uppertail-coverts, yellow-orange belly; iris dark brown; bill black; legs... read more
Male call a sharp, nasal, upward-inflected “aank”; also a rapid, emphatic, piping series of 7... read more
Montane forest and forest borders; 500–1800 m, locally down to 250 m.
Food and feeding
Small fruits and insects, snatched in hovering flight.
Not recorded. Male displays solitarily, or occasionally at “exploded” lek, executes bursts of rapid flight manoeuvres from low slender... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tepuis EBA. Locally common to fairly common; easily overlooked. Montane forest in much of its range is extensive... read more
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