Blue-backed Manakin

Chiroxiphia pareola
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The Blue-backed Manakin is the largest manakin in T&T. Mostly black, with a powder-blue back and bright red cap, males perform elaborate dances in the rainforest of Tobago. It is absent from Trinidad.

Length: 12.5-13 cm
Weight: 20-25 g
Blue-backed Manakin

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