I’ve talked before about the Blue-crowned Manakin that I saw in Costa Rica. Possibly even more impressive is the Red-capped Manakin. Manakins are teeny tiny birds. They’re only four inches long. I don’t have any pictures of the female, but she’s very drab looking so it’s no big loss. He has [...]
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In Costa Rica the visitors went wild for the manakins. They had three different kinds at the lodge. The cutest was the Blue-crowned Manakin. This is the male: The female was a lot shyer and I’m lucky to have gotten this shot. I like it, though, because you can make out her chestnut-colored eye. The [...]