Video: Male Red-Capped Manakin Busts A Move To Impress The Ladies

A-well-a everybody’s heard about the bird
B-b-b-bird, bird, bird, b-bird’s the word

From Surfin’ Bird by The Trashmen (1963)

 

The Things We Do For Love

In the case of the male red-capped manakin, “The Things We Do For Love – Or At Least For Mating” have evolved into a full scale treetop disco exhibition.

Photo by Dominic SheronyRed-capped Manakin (Pipra mentalis)Uploaded by Magnus Manske, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link

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