Manakin's Song Reveals New Species (audio) Florida Museum of Natural History Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Researchers found this manakin, Machaeropterus eckelberryi, in 1996 but didn't realize for years that it was a new species. Its unique song gave it away. Credit Daniel Lane/Louisiana State University Usage Restrictions Please credit Daniel Lane/Louisiana State University Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.