|Flame-crested Manakin Heterocercus linteatus
(aka Flame-crowned Manakin)
Brazilian name: coroa-de-fogo
|Cristalino, Mato Grosso, Brazil|
The Flame-crested Manakin is distributed in the Amazon Basin south of the Amazon. It is found in seasonally flooded forest (várzea) and woodland bordering rivers.
|The male is dark olive above with a black head and a red crown stripe which is often concealed. It has a conspicuous white throat above a dark olive breast band below which the chest and belly are chestnut to cinnamon-rufous. The female is similar but duller with a grey throat and no crown patch.
There is a recording of its whistled call on xeno-canto.