French: Manakin à tête rouge German: Rotkopfpipra Spanish: Saltarín cabecirrojo sureño
E Peru, N Bolivia, and Brazil S of Amazon (E to N Maranhão, S to Rondônia and SC Mato Grosso, also disjunct coastal population from Pernambuco S to Rio de Janeiro).
10 cm; male 10·9–13·8 g, female 12·7–16·6 g. Male has red head from forehead and malar area to hindneck, red thighs; rest of plumage... read more
Main call of male “drree-dit, dree-dee-dew”, with variations; other calls include sharp... read more
Humid lowland forest and secondary woodland; to 500 m.
Food and feeding
Small fruits and insects, plucked or snatched in flight.
Eggs laid in Sept–Apr in N Brazil (Belém area). Male has complex lek display with others, posture and movements highly... read more
No information; almost certainly sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common in most of range. Isolated E Brazilian population much reduced by extensive destruction of lowland forest; occurs in Pedra... read more
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