Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus the genus Machaeropterus, the Striped Manakin (Machaeropterus regulus) and the Fiery-capped Manakin. Club-winged Manakin (Machaeropterus deliciosus), , Niels Krabbe, , , Ecuador, Pichincha: ridge between Río Mindo and Río Nambillo. Club-winged Manakin 9· cm; 1 female 12 g. Distinctive manakin, male with greatly modified secondaries. Male has scarlet forehead and crown, dusky.

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The manakins are a family Pipridae of small bird species of subtropical and tropical Central and South America. BSA To obtain a wav file machaerlpterus the original recording, please contact csa humboldt. Club-winged Manakin is mainly found in the mid-story of foothill forest. The club-winged manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus is machaeroptfrus small passerine bird which is a resident breeding species in the cloud forest on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador.

Retrieved 27 June Retrieved from ” https: Calls from a male at a lek. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Views Read Edit View history. They deliciosjs found in the tropical forests of South America. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Male has scarlet forehead and crown, dusky eyestripe; rest of body mostly There’s a role for everyone! Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!


Occasionally accompanies mixed-species machaeropteruus.

Male of Club-winged Manakin displaying.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Note especially the quiet, static-like sound at the beginning of the cut, associate with the unusual double tone sonations. Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus. Music on the Wing in the Forests of Ecuador”. Machaeropterus Bonaparte Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Skip to main content.

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Unlike either Striped or Fiery-capped, the male Club-winged Manakin has no streaking on the underparts, macheropterus is entirely dark maroon red with a scarlet red crown, black wings, modified, white-edged secondaries, and white underwing coverts. It is apparently closely related to the other members of the genus Machaeropterusthe Striped Manakin Machaeropterus regulus and the Fiery-capped Manakin Machaeropterus pyrocephalusalthough quite different in both plumage and display behavior from either.

Also unlike the other members of the genus, Club-winged has an elaborate display by first flattening machaeropterys wings, and then snapping them into an upright position with the tips almost touching. Formerly separated in monotypic Allocotopterus on basis of highly modified secondaries, but congeners show similar, though less extreme, modifications. Recommended citation Snow, D. It is restricted to the Pacific slope of the Andes in western Colombia and western Ecuador.


Retrieved from ” https: Recorded at a remarkable high elevation for the species.

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The genus contains the five species: Reserva Las Tangaras, Mindo, Pichincha. The tip strikes each ridge twice: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: International Union for Conservation of Nature. Machaeropterus BonaparteType species Pipra regulus Hahn Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus.

Retrieved May 4, Pipridae Bird genera Pipridae stubs. Delicisous wing of the club-winged manakin has one feather with a series of at least seven ridges along its central vane. At least four males displaying at a lek, approximately 10 to 30 meters away.

This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat Club-winged is only one of the three found on the Pacific slope. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The Club-winged Manakin is one of the more unique, and colorful manakins in South America.

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Lower road, near Pinas, El Oro. Pipridae Monotypic Authors needed Breeding Egg-laying in Mar—Aug in Colombia. The New York Times Company.