The Band Tailed Manakin, A Glorious Bird In Red, Orange, And Yellow Shades

The Band-Tailed Manakin

Red is the most vibrating color and is associated with energy. No matter what color blends with red, it always looks fantastic. In the same way, red and yellow also make a phenomenal blend. Let’s meet this bird that is exhibiting its gloriousness with bright red and yellow. The Band-Tailed Manakin is a small blazing bird in vibrant red, orange, and yellow.

The Band Tailed Manakin (Pipra Fasciicauda) is a member of the family Pipridae. Usually, they are found in the rainforest and among bamboo trees. If you’re looking for this glorious bird, then you’ll have to find them in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, and Paraguay.

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Interestingly, the Band-Tailed Manakin often mates with the other subspecies of Pipra such as Crimson-hooded Manakin and Wire-tailed Manakin. 

The Band-Tailed Manakin

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Males of the Band Tailed Manakins are often bright yellow in color with slight streaks of red and black. Female birds are dull yellow in color with a bright-toned belly and olive-green plumage. The Band-Tailed Manakin females have a distinct appearance over other Manakins. Despite their dull appearance, both male and female are super cute. 

In the male birds, there is a broad pale band at the tail portion. Know more about this glorious Band-Tailed Manakin, throughout this article. Enjoy Reading!

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Meet the Band-Tailed Manakin.

The Band-Tailed Manakin

Look at this gleaming bird of the Pipridae family. They have a red crown on their head which turns orange due to hints of yellow when it slopes down. Their flanks are glossy black and have pale yellow hints below them. 

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Common features of male and female Band Tailed Manakins.

Both males and females have brown legs, pale irises, and broad square tails.

The Band-Tailed Manakin

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The natural habitat of the Band-Tailed Manakin.

They naturally habitat in tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical and subtropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forests. 

Most often they eat fruits available in rainforests.

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The Band-Tailed Manakin

Know about the breeding season of the Band Tailed Manakins.

Only a little information is available about the breeding habits of the Band Tailed Manakins. As per research, females only mate with male partners, when males do a complex display to attract females.

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Their breeding season occurs from August to November.

The Band-Tailed Manakin

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The Band Tailed Manakins are a well-populated species.

We need not worry about the population of the Band Tailed Manakins as they are bountiful and will not reach the limit to be considered a vulnerable species. 

Undoubtedly, The Band Tailed Manakins are adorable and glorious of their kind. 

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