male; bright yellow head; jet black body; red upper leg (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Golden-headed Manakin
Pipra erythrocephala

Native Range: South America

Notes: a strikingly beautiful manakin with strong sexual dimorphism.

male ventral view; note the bright white iris (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

female; pale brown with breast streakings (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

male dorsal view; pale skin-toned bill (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

male posing for a portrait (Zoo; 2008-10-21)