Blue-backed Manakin, Chiroxiphia pareola
Pipridae (MANAKINS)


Blue-backed Manakin, Chiroxiphia pareola

This photo was taken in: Trinidad and Tobago

The photo was taken by: Dr. Steve M.R.Young

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