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Jet Manakin Chloropipo unicolor

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The Jet Manakin is a poorly known songbird of the montane Ecuador and Peru. Found on the East slope of the Andes between 930 and 1700 meters in elevation, the species inhabits the lower levels of forest. Males are shiny black above and dull black below with white underwing coverts, while females are dark olive overall with a pale eye ring. Jet Manakins lives at slightly higher elevations than the closely related Green Manakin, though there is some elevational overlap between these two Chloropipo manakins.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Jet Manakin (Chloropipo unicolor), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: