White-crowned Manakin

A White-crowned Manakin (Dixiphia pipra) photographed at a farm in Madewini near the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. (Photo by Kester Clarke / www.kesterclarke.net)

The White-crowned Mana-kin like others in its family is a small, compact bird and is found throughout the Guianas.  Adult males are mostly black save for a white crown, while females and young males are olive-green in colour.   They feed on fruits, seeds and some insects.

A White-crowned Manakin (Dixiphia pipra) photographed at a farm in Madewini near the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. (Photo by Kester Clarke / www.kesterclarke.net)
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