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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Club-winged Manakin (Machaeropterus deliciosus) :: xeno-canto

Typical stridulation in lekking area, plus occasional vocalization. Retrieved 26 November Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. The club-winged manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus is a 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.

Machaeroptedus Club-winged Manakin is one of the more unique, and colorful manakins in South America. Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Un Poco del Choco, Pichincha. This raking movement allows a wing to produce 14 sounds during each shake. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Club-winged is only one of the three found on the Pacific slope. Wing sounds in various manakin lineages have evolved independently. This Pipridae -related article is a stub.


CXVAMacdel9. 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. Recorded at a remarkable high elevation for the species. You can help Machhaeropterus by expanding it. Reserva Las Grallarias, Mindo, Pichincha.

Food and feeding Small berries and insects, plucked and taken from twigs and leaves in aerial sallies. Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus. Calls from a male at a lek. Retrieved 19 May Club-winged Manakin is mainly found in the mid-story of foothill forest. 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.

Male of Club-winged Manakin displaying.

The manakins are a family Pipridae of small bird species of subtropical and tropical Central and South America. Male has scarlet forehead and crown, dusky eyestripe; rest of body mostly Machaeropterus BonaparteType species Pipra regulus Hahn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Next to the strangely ridged feather is another feather with a stiff, curved tip. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.


Sclater, Nanegal, Pichincha, Ecuador. The tip strikes each ridge twice: Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat Views Read Edit View history. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles mzchaeropterus by Polbot All stub articles.

Each time it hits a ridge, the tip produces a sound. This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! Brought in closer with playback.

Reserva Las Tangaras, Mindo, Pichincha. The New York Times Company.

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Some species pop like a firecrackerand there are a couple that make whooshing noises in flight. Machaeropterus Bonaparte In other projects Machhaeropterus Commons Wikispecies. Retrieved May 4, External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto. Like several other manakins, the club-winged manakin produces a mechanical sound with its extremely modified secondary remigesan effect known as sonation.