Order: Passeriformes | Family: Pipridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adults | Sex: Males | Loc. Ceara, Brazil|Manu Nat. Park, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Status: The Fiery-capped Manakin is uncommon in the southern half of the Peruvian Amazon. A disjunct population also occurs in the Mayo Valley and adjacent areas in San Martin ranging up to 1500 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Br and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Saltarín Gorro de Fuego.
Sub-species: Fiery-capped Manakin (Machaeropterus pyrocephalus pyrocephalus), (P. L. Sclater), 1852.
Meaning of Name: Machaeropterus: Gr. makhaira= knife, dagger and pteros, winged= pteron, wing. pyrocephalus: Gr. pur, puros= fire and kephale= head.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.