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White-ruffed Manakin

(Corapipo leucorrhoa)

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Female is small olive, green bird with grayish throat, dark legs, and small, dark bill; male is bluish black with white throat, dark legs; to 10cm 14in). (Saltarín Gorgiblanco).


Low and middle elevation wet forest, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found low in trees in forest interior and around more open sites such as forest edges, clearings, tree plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

White-ruffed Manakin (Corapipo leucorrhoa), Costa Rica