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Pin-tailed Manakin

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[[Image:PinTailedManakin2.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Ciro+Albano|Ciro Albano}}<br />Boa Nova, state of Bahia, north-eastern [[Brazil]], November, 2009]] [[Image:PinTailedManakin2.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Ciro+Albano|Ciro Albano}}<br />Boa Nova, state of Bahia, north-eastern [[Brazil]], November, 2009]]
;[[: Category:Ilicura|Ilicura]] militaris ;[[: Category:Ilicura|Ilicura]] militaris
==Identification== ==Identification==
- +12.5cm. A distinctive Manakin.
 +====Male====
 +* Red patch on forehead
 +* Red lower back to uppertail-coverts
 +* Black rest of upperparts including most of wings (rest of wings olive)
 +* Black tail with central feather pair elongated and pointed
 +* Pale greyish rear part of head, paler underparts
 +* Some blackish streaks on flanks
 +[[Image:Tangarazinho f mea.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Female<br />Photo by {{user|Luiz|Luiz}}<br />Serrinha do Alambari, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, [[Brazil]], August 2008]]
 +====Female====
 +* Olive upperparts
 +* Grey face and throat
 +* Light greyish-olive underparts
 +Juveniles resemble females.
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
-[[South America]]: found only in south-eastern [[Brazil]] (Espírito Santo to Paraná and eastern Santa Catarina).+[[South America]]: found only in south-eastern [[Brazil]] (Espírito Santo to Paraná and eastern Santa Catarina).<br />
 +Uncommon to locally fairly common.
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
This is a [[Dictionary_M-S#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>. This is a [[Dictionary_M-S#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>.
-[[Image:Tangarazinho f mea.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Female<br />Photo by {{user|Luiz|Luiz}}<br />Serrinha do Alambari, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, [[Brazil]], August 2008]] 
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
-Atlantic forest.+Atlantic forest.<br />
 +Occurs up to 1200m.
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
 +Feeds on small fruits and insects. Plucks or snatches food in aerial sally.<br />
 +Regularly accompanies mixed-species flocks.<br />
 +Little information about breeding. Breeding season probably November to February. The male dispalys solitarily in a small arena. The nest is a shallow basket, placed 4m above the ground.<br />
 +A resident species.
==References== ==References==
-#{{Ref-Clements6thDec10}}+#{{Ref-Clements6thAug11}}#{{Ref-HBWVol9}}
{{ref}} {{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==

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Photo by Ciro AlbanoBoa Nova, state of Bahia, north-eastern Brazil, November, 2009
Photo by Ciro Albano
Boa Nova, state of Bahia, north-eastern Brazil, November, 2009
Ilicura militaris

Contents

Identification

12.5cm. A distinctive Manakin.

Male

  • Red patch on forehead
  • Red lower back to uppertail-coverts
  • Black rest of upperparts including most of wings (rest of wings olive)
  • Black tail with central feather pair elongated and pointed
  • Pale greyish rear part of head, paler underparts
  • Some blackish streaks on flanks
FemalePhoto by LuizSerrinha do Alambari, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2008
Female
Photo by Luiz
Serrinha do Alambari, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2008

Female

  • Olive upperparts
  • Grey face and throat
  • Light greyish-olive underparts

Juveniles resemble females.

Distribution

South America: found only in south-eastern Brazil (Espírito Santo to Paraná and eastern Santa Catarina).
Uncommon to locally fairly common.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Atlantic forest.
Occurs up to 1200m.

Behaviour

Feeds on small fruits and insects. Plucks or snatches food in aerial sally.
Regularly accompanies mixed-species flocks.
Little information about breeding. Breeding season probably November to February. The male dispalys solitarily in a small arena. The nest is a shallow basket, placed 4m above the ground.
A resident species.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and D Christie, eds. 2004. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 9: Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334696

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