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Male Western Striped Manakin (Machaeropterus striolatus). The Western Striped Manakin is a small species of bird in the Pipridae family. It is found in forests in western Brazil, northeastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, Colombia, and western and southern Venezuela.
"I've got skills," Hector said as he flapped his wings. "I can make it rain." As he walked away, Erik felt a wet drop on his head. He turned to see drool dripping from Hector's beak. "Spit doesn't count as rain, Hector!"