The Striolated Manakin Is The Roundest And The Sweetest Bird That You Will Ever Meet (10 Photos)

Sometimes, there's a little confusion when categorizing the animals in relation to their ages and the changes that take place in their bodies while growing old. For example, just think of a Striolated Manakin (Machaeropterus striolatus) that will make us confused when it starts developing. So, at which age does the orb-like appearance of a bird merit a change in its name?

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Beautiful Striolated Manakin is a species of bird in the Pipridae family. The striolated manakin or western striped manakin (Machaeropterus striolatus) is a small South American species of passerine bird in the family Pipridae. It is found in west and north west Amazonia. The striolated manakin was formerly considered conspecific with the kinglet manakin (Machaeropterus regulus) with the common name "striped manakin". Males have a bright red crown, which the females lack.