Manakins (Pipridae)

Yellow-headed Manakin (Chloropipo flavicapilla) - HBW 9, p. 161

French: Manakin à tête jaune German: Goldkappenpipra Spanish: Saltarín Amarillo

Taxonomy: Pipra flavicapilla P. L. Sclater, 1852, Nouvelle-Grenade [= Colombia; presumably from Bogotá area].
Genus closely related to Xenopipo and sometimes merged with it, but differs in having far less extensive vocal repertoire. Monotypic.

Distribution: Subtropical zone of Andes locally in Colombia (W range in Valle and Cauca, W slope of C range in Antioquia and Huila, possibly also E slope in W Putumayo) and N & C Ecuador (E slope in W Napo and Tungurahua).