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Wied's Tyrant-Manakin - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Wied's Neopelma

Photo by Goyter
North East Brazil, March 2017
Neopelma aurifrons


13 cm. Grey-olive face and throat, olive chest, pale lemon belly and vent, slaty crown and nape, dull pale olive upperparts, sometimes shows yellow on centre of crown, dusky wings and tail, pale iris.


Eastern Brazil.


This is a monotypic species[1].

Wied's Tyrant-Manakin was in the past considered to include Serra do Mar Tyrant-Manakin as a subspecies.


Moist forests.


The diet includes fruit.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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