Black Manakin (Xenopipo atronitens) - HBW 9, p. 160
French: Manakin noir
Spanish: Saltarín Negro
Taxonomy: Xenopipo atronitens Cabanis, 1847, Guyana.
Genus closely related to Chloropipo, which sometimes merged with it, but the single species in present genus differs in being much more vocal. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme E Colombia, S & SE Venezuela, the Guianas, and Amazonian Brazil (R Negro drainage E to Amapá and R Araguaia); isolated records in E Peru (Loreto, Madre de Dios) and NE Bolivia (NE Santa Cruz).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male looking around from it's perch. Locality Phedra, Brokopondo District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 16 July 2011 1 year ago 34 sec 3
A male eating a beetle Locality Junglaven, Ventuari River, Amazonas State, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 years ago 25 sec 2.9
A perched male, looking around at savana in Para District near Phedra. Locality Phedra, Brokopondo District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 16 July 2011 1 year ago 42 sec 2.8