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Golden-collared Manakins (Manacus vitellinus)

Posted on Feb 14, 2015

Golden-collared Manakins (Manacus vitellinus)

This is the female and male Golden-collared Manakin (Manacus vitellinus), our second Valentine’s Day pair. This is another manakin species that features the males performing in leks to attract females. The clicking sounds the gentlemen of the species make at lek perches in Panama’s mature secondary forest is one of the most familiar noises you hear in tropical woodlands. This pair was photographed by RTPI Affiliate Sean Graesser for the Meet Your Neighbours global biodiversity project in Panama while on assignment for the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural...

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