Crimson-hooded Manakin (Pipra aureola) - HBW 9, p. 143
French: Manakin auréole
Spanish: Saltarín Cabecinaranja
Other common names: Anomalous Manakin (“P. anomala”)
Taxonomy: [Parus] Aureola Linnaeus, 1758, “some part of South America, near the equinoctial line” = Surinam.
Closely related to, and forming a superspecies with, P. fasciicauda and P. filicauda, all three replacing each other geographically. “P. heterocerca” is hybrid between present species and P. filicauda. Has apparently hybridized also with Heterocercus linteatus (hybrid form described as “Pipra anomala”). Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- aureola (Linnaeus, 1758) - E Venezuela, the Guianas and NE Brazil.
- flavicollis P. L. Sclater, 1851 - middle Amazon region of Brazil.
- aurantiicollis Todd, 1925 - lower middle Amazon region in W Pará (Brazil).
- borbae J. T. Zimmer, 1936 - along R Madeira, in Brazil.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Crimson hooded Manakin with camera shot in recording www.birds-venezuela.de Locality Delta Amacuro, Venezuela
Joe Klaiber 10 March 2010 41 weeks ago 4
A couple of inds calling at a lekking site. Locality Finca La Vuelta Larga, Sucre State, Venezuela
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 22 April 2010 3 years ago 2