Golden-headed Manakin

Found from Panama, Colombia, and Trinidad south and east to the Guianas and Brazil and northern Peru, the female looks distinctly different from the brightly-colored male.


  • Scientific Name: Pipra erythrocephala
  • Range: Parts of Caribbean, Central America, and northern South America
  • Status in the Wild: Least Concern
  • Location in the Zoo: Tropical Bird House
  • Cool Animal Fact: The males have a mating display which stongly resembles Michael Jackson’s moonwalk!