dorsal view of female ; pretty lime-green upperparts (Panama; 2008-06-15)

Blue-crowned Manakin
Lepidothrix coronata

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: strong sexual dimorphism with the male (not shown) being jet-black in plumage except for a bright blue crown, and the female (shown) being a pretty lime-green color all over.

a female bird in the hand (Panama; 2008-06-15)

female posing for a head shot (Panama; 2008-06-15)