Araripe manakin

Araripe manakin

Araripe manakin’s description

My look depends on me being a male or a female. As a boy, I have a white body, black wings and black tail, and the top of my head is vivid red. As a girl, I am olive green.

Between 600 and 900


Close to extinction


Between 14 and 16 cm


From 15 and
20 gr


Where does Araripe manakin live ?

I am only visible in Brazil.

Which threats ?

I am very sensitive to my habitat disturbances and live in a brazilian region where forest is destroyed to make agricultural lands. Successive forest fires have also destroyed many of my precious nests.

Kiwiwho’s word to save the araripe manakin

In 2003, I became the first brazilian bird to benefit from a national conservation plan of action. In 2014, two reserves have been created for me. Thousands of trees should be planted in these zones to reforest.

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