Marabitanas, Rio Negro, Brazil.
Sometimes considered conspecific with H. aurantiivertex and H. linteatus, but differs from former in characters given under that species; and from latter in its yellow vs flame-red coronal patch (3); olive-green vs black rest of crown, face, ear-coverts and nape and olive-green vs blackish upper breast (3); slightly paler green upperparts (1); and song a thin rising whistle followed by an explosive short note and a falling thin whistle vs a thin rising whistle followed by three explosive notes (at least 4)#R. Status of form described as H. luteocephalus (“Golden-crested Manakin”) doubtful, known only from type (now lost or destroyed) from unknown locality, and probably of hybrid origin. Monotypic.
E Colombia, SW Venezuela (extreme SE Apure, Amazonas), and Brazil N of Amazon (R Negro drainage E to W Pará).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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