Genus Schiffornis


Greater Manakin - The Varzea Schiffornis , also called Várzea Mourner or Greater Schiffornis, is a species of bird in the Tityridae family. It has traditionally been placed in the manakin family, but evidence strongly suggest it is better placed in Tityridae, where now placed by SACC. It is found in most western regions of the Amazon Basin, and Amazonian Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru; also regions of Venezuela. It mainly occurs in várzea.


Thrush-like Schiffornis - It is medium-sized, about 24 centimeters long. Depending on subspecies, it is overall brownish or olive. The belly is often grayish.


Greenish Schiffornis - It is found in southern Brazil, also eastern Paraguay, and extreme northeastern Argentina. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cotingidae
Genus : Schiffornis