Category: Pipridae

Bird stories, Band-tailed Manakin (Pipra fasciicauda)

The use of whole animal from Band-tailed Manakin (P. fasciicauda) to attract more business and to use forgood luck and money making. the Band-tailed Manakin is also utilized during the performance of umbanda rituals. Umbanda is the most widespread Afro-Brazilian religion in the country, and medical treatments using popular folk medicines often occur in umbanda […]

A flight-song display of White-throated Manakin

White-throated Manakin (Corapipo gutturalis) Science Article 1 abstract White-throated Manakin (Corapipo gutturalis) is known in northeastern South America from the Guianas, Venezuela, and northern Brazil (de Schauensee, The Species of Birds of South America, Livingston, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, 1966). The species favors hilly forest in Venezuela, between 250 and 1100 m elevation (de Schauensee et al., […]

Observations of the White-fronted Manakin (Pipra serena) in Suriname

White-fronted Manakin (Lepidothrix serena) Science Article 1 abstract The White-fronted Manakin (Pipra serena) is found in the highlands of the Guianas, southeastern Venezuela, and adjacent northern Brazil (Haverschmidt 1968,M eyer de Schauensee and Phelps1978). Pipra serena is a small manakin (7-8 g) of the P. coronata species-group (Snow 1979). Males are distinguished by their velvety […]

SPECIES STATUS OF THE WHITE-FRONTED MANAKIN,LEPIDOTHRIX SERENA (PIPRIDae), WITHCOMMENTS ON CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

White-fronted Manakin (Lepidothrix serena) Science Article 2 abstract The White-fronted Manakin, Lepidothrix serena (formerly in the genus Pipra), is currently recognized as a polytypic species that includes nominate serena, from the eastern Guianan region, and suavissima, from southern and eastern Venezuela and Guyana. Nominate serena and suavissima are significantly different in plumage, syringeal morphology, and […]

Observations of the White-fronted Manakin (Pipra serena) in Suriname

White-fronted Manakin (Lepidothrix serena) Science Article 1 abstract The White-fronted Manakin (Pipra serena) is found in the highlands of the Guianas, southeastern Venezuela, and adjacent northern Brazil (Haverschmidt 1968,M eyer de Schauensee and Phelps1978). Pipra serena is a small manakin (7-8 g) of the P. coronata species-group (Snow 1979). Males are distinguished by their velvety […]

Characterization of microsatellite DNA markers inthe white-bearded manakin (Manacus manacus)

White-bearded Manakin (Manacus manacus) Science Article 1 abstract Eight microsatellite DNA markers were isolated and characterized from white beardedmanakin (Manacus manacus) using an enrichment cloning procedure. A large number ofalleles (range 9-25), and high levels of observed heterozygosity (mean 0.67) were resolvedin 236 individuals. No evidence for linkage disequilibrium or the presence of null alleleswas […]

Variations in plumage of male and female Pipra aureola

Crimson-hooded Manakin (Pipra aureola) Science Article 1 abstract Snow (Zoologica, 47: 195, 1962) states that female Golden-headed Manakins (Pipra erythrocephala) on Trinidad, West Indies, regularly have a few feathers characteristic of the male in the plumage of the head and body, and that, in birds trapped more than once,the number and distribution of these feathers […]

SOCIALO RGANIZATIONO F THE BLUE-BACKEDMANAKIN

Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola) Science Article 1 abstract The manakins of the genus Chiroxiphia are peculiar in that pairs of males (or in C. caudata several males) perform a coordinated courtship dance in which each bird appears to play an equal part. The displays take place on low perches in the undergrowth of secondary forest, […]

White-bearded Manakin (Manacus manacus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Pipridae | [latin] Manacus manacus | [UK] White-bearded Manakin | [FR] Manakin moine | [DE] Sabelpipra | [ES] Matraquero de Cuello Blanco | [NL] Bonte Manakin Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Manacus manacus SA widespread Manacus manacus abditivus Manacus manacus bangsi Manacus manacus expectatus […]

White-crowned Manakin (Dixiphia pipra)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Pipridae | [latin] Dixiphia pipra | [UK] White-crowned Manakin | [FR] Manakin a tete blanche | [DE] | [ES] Saltarin Coroniblanco | [NL] Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Dixiphia pipra LA Costa Rica through Amazonia, se Brazil Dixiphia pipra anthracina Dixiphia pipra bolivari Dixiphia […]