Blue-backed Manakin - Chiroxiphia pareola

Manakin tijé

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Blue-backed Manakin male adult breeding
These amazing wee birds dance at a lek which is owned by the senior male. The younger males at the lek dance cooperatively with him but only he mates with the females. The younger males serve apprenticeships may one day inherit the old man's lek dominance.
  • adult
  • breeding
  • Saltarín Dorsiazul
  • Tangará-falso
  • Prachtpipra
  • Chiroxiphia pareola
  • Passeriformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Passériformes
Family : Pipridae
Species : Blue-backed Manakin

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures

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The picture

O.Net ref. : stga49664
Author : S. Garvie
RAINBIRDER
Gender : ♂
Plumage : adult, breeding

Shooting

date : 2006 Jul
Country : Trinidad and Tobago (td)
Region : Ward of Tobago
Place : Grafton Grafton
Lat. : 11° 10' 17'' North
Lng. : 60° 46' 18'' West

Exif Data [+] [-]



Model : Canon 1D mkII

Exposure : 1/125s s

aperture : f5.6


Focal length : 700 mm


Iso : 400


Flash : no