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Dapa, Valle Del Cauca, Colombia, March 2019
Chloropipo flavicapilla

Xenopipo flavicapilla


12–13 cm (4¾-5 in)

  • Golden-yellow crown and nape
  • Bright olive upperparts
  • Paler yellow face, throat breast and underparts


South America: found in Colombia and Ecuador.


This is a monotypic species[1].

Yellow-headed Manakin was formerly placed in genus Chloropipo1.


Highland forest and second growth.


Mostly found in undergrowth.


Their diet consists mostly of fruit, but their isn't much information available.


  1. SACC as read in September 2008
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  3. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2016. IOC World Bird Names (version 6.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  4. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2019)

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