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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Retrieved from ” https: Habitat Wet montane forest, especially where mossy, also mature secondary woodland.

Club-winged manakin

Females rather distinct for a female manakin, with mostly green plumage, but rufuous in the malar region, and white on the inner secondaries and underwing coverts. Wing trill display from about 25ft away, heard displaying and then called closer with playback. Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. The manakins are a family Pipridae of small bird species of subtropical and tropical Central and South America. There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings.

Year-round Migration Breeding Non-Breeding. Breeding Egg-laying in Mar—Aug in Colombia. Machaeropterus deliciosus Sclater While this “spoon-and- washboard ” anatomy is a well-known sound-producing apparatus in insects see stridulationit had not been well documented in vertebrates some snakes stridulate too, but they do not have dedicated anatomical features for it.


The descent of man and selection in relation to sex. Also unlike the other members of the genus, Club-winged has an elaborate display by first flattening its wings, and then snapping them into an upright position with the tips almost touching.

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Retrieved 19 Deliclosus Machaeropterus BonaparteType species Pipra regulus Hahn Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved May 4, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: Status and conservation Not machaeroptsrus threatened Least Concern. Calls from a male at a lek. Pipra regulus Hahn 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.

Machaeropterus Bonaparte Recommended citation Snow, D. This Pipridae -related article is a stub.

Club-winged Manakin (Machaeropterus deliciosus) | HBW Alive

I’ve never heard anything at all like that sound from any bird before, but then again a lot of edliciosus sounds this species makes falls into that category! The tip strikes each ridge twice: Typical stridulation in lekking area, plus occasional vocalization. Young growth in humid forest.


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Sclater, Nanegal, Pichincha, Ecuador. At least four males displaying at a lek, approximately 10 to 30 meters away.

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Lower road, near Pinas, El Oro. World Bird List Version 8. Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus.

Food and feeding Small berries and insects, plucked and taken from twigs and leaves in aerial sallies. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Total recording duration The club-winged manakin has the unique ability to produce musical sounds with its wings.

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Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro. Occasionally accompanies mixed-species flocks. Handbook of the Birds of the World Mzchaeropterus. Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Reserva Las Grallarias, Mindo, Pichincha. Lower Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha. It is restricted to the Pacific slope of the Andes in western Colombia and western Ecuador.

Public comments No comments yet Only members are able to post public comments. Wing sounds in various manakin lineages have evolved independently. CXVAMacdel9. Views Read Edit View history.