|Red-capped Manakin Ceratopipra mentalis
(aka Pipra mentalis Dixiphia mentalis)
|Pico Bonito, Honduras
The Red-capped Manakin is distributed from the Yucatan Peninsula in south-east Mexico through mainly the Caribbean slope of Central America to western Colombia and western Ecuador. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in humid forest and secondary growth mostly below 500m.
|These photos are of a male. Males have an intricate lek display when courting a female which includes the display
of its yellow "trousers".
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