Population: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as ‘fairly common’ (Stotz et al. (). Trend Justification: This. Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from . Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola (híbrido)), , Caio Brito, 12, , Brazil, Sítio do Sergio Marino, Tiangua-CE, Ceará? canto/chamado.

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This bird has a very wide range, is fairly chiroxiphla and is presumed to have a large total population. Recommended citation Snow, D. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Views Read Edit View history. Has sometimes been treated as conspecific with C.

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Blue-backed manakin male Conservation status. Species [ edit ] Lance-tailed manakinChiroxiphia lanceolata Long-tailed manakinChiroxiphia linearis Blue-backed manakinChiroxiphia pareola Yungas manakinChiroxiphia boliviana Blue manakinChiroxiphia caudata References [ edit ] Trainer, J. The female builds a twig nest in a tree; two brown-mottled white eggs are laid, and incubated entirely by the female for about 20 days.

Males have black plumage with a bright blue back and a red or yellow crown.


Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola) – BirdLife species factsheet

Oftentimes, during this display, two males will associate in complete harmony, coordinating their dancing and singing precisely. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The population trend is thought to be stable and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated the bird’s conservation status as being of ” least concern “.

The two males co-operate in an elaborate courtship dance, and sing a joint song called a duet at one of many traditionally fixed mating sites; the area parola mating takes place can be described as an exploded lek. Blue-backed manakin Chiroxiphia pareola.

Blue-backed manakin

Manakins of the genus Chiroxiphia have an unusual mating systembased on female mate choice. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The male is mainly black with a bright blue back, and pale orange legs. This species is similar to lance-tailed manakinChiroxiphia lanceolatawhich breeds further north from northern Venezuela to Costa Ricabut the latter has elongated central tail feathersand the male has a somewhat brighter blue back. Male displays low down on The crown is typically red, but yellow in Chiroxipphia.

Food and feeding Small fruits and insects.


Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola) :: xeno-canto

The male plumage is a striking combination of black and bright blue. Only the alpha male is ever seen to mate with the female. Blue-backed Manakin Chiroxiphia pareola.

Rather uncommon to locally common; common in parts of Tobago and the Guianas; fairly common but very local in Venezuela; apparently much less common Females attend a number of these courtship sites, observing the male displays and eventually allow a male at one of the sites to mate. Public comments No comments yet Only members are able to post public comments.

Juveniles of both sexes resemble the adult female. When a female approaches, the perched bird moves backwards under the jumping bird, so the two perform chiroxiphiia vertical circling movement. Views Read Edit View history. The development of coordinated singing in cooperatively displaying long-tailed manakins. Subspecies and Distribution C. Chiroxiphia Cabanis Beta males are sometimes sub-adults – easily recognized, pardola their plumage retain female-like characters.

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