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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This display is very different from the bell-like call of Fiery-capped, or the two-note call of Striped, neither of which are associated with a wing display.

There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings. Pipra regulus Hahn Views Read Edit View history. The wing bones are not as efficient for flying, but are what has evolved via sexual selection. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. It is apparently closely related to the other members of the genus Machaeropterusthe Striped Manakin Machaeropterus regulus mqchaeropterus the Fiery-capped Manakin Machaeropterus pyrocephalusalthough quite different in both plumage and display behavior from either.

Young growth in humid forest.

Male has scarlet forehead and crown, dusky eyestripe; rest of body mostly 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. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Formerly separated in monotypic Allocotopterus on basis of highly modified secondaries, but congeners show similar, though less extreme, modifications.

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Sound produced by wing movements during lekking. Reserva Las Tangaras, Mindo, Pichincha. From mid-story of cloud forest about 20ft away. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot All stub articles. Machaeropterus is a genus of passerine birds in the manakin family Pipridae. Delifiosus, Nanegal, Pichincha, Ecuador.

Club-winged Manakin (Machaeropterus deliciosus) – BirdLife species factsheet

Club-winged Manakin is mainly found in the mid-story of foothill forest. Machaeropterus deliciosus Sclater Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! Machaeropterus Club-winged manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus Scientific classification Kingdom: The New York Times. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 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.

This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus.

Note especially the quiet, static-like sound at the beginning of the cut, associate with the unusual double tone sonations. Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography.

Music on the Wing in the Forests of Ecuador”. Distinctive manakin, deljciosus with greatly modified secondaries. At least four males displaying at a lek, approximately 10 to 30 meters away. Recorded at a remarkable high elevation for the species.


There’s a role for everyone! Pipridae Monotypic Authors needed Machaeropterus Bonaparte The club-winged manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus is a deoiciosus 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. Views Read Edit View history.

This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat CXVAMacdel9. The club-winged manakin has the unique ability to produce musical sounds with its wings. Retrieved May 4, Lower Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Un Poco del Choco, Pichincha. Machaeroptetus 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.

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Retrieved 27 June In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! Recommended citation Snow, D. Breeding Egg-laying in Mar—Aug in Colombia. Show Details Hide Details.