Order: Passeriformes | Family: Pipridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Q. Mishquiyaquillo, near Moyobamba.
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Q. Mishquiyaquillo, near Moyobamba
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Moyobamba, Photo: Jason Leifester Macaulay Library ML37428531
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Near Myobamba, San Martin
The Painted Manakin was considered conspecific with the Striolated Manakin. It was assigned species status on the basis of vocal and morphological differences. The ranges of these two manakins come close (approximately 60 km) but are not known to overlap. The range of the Painted Manakin overlaps with that of the Fiery-capped Manakin.
Status: Endemic. The Painted Manakin is uncommon and restricted to the Cordillera Azul and the hills of the upper Rio Mayo valley of San Martin and Loreto, largely above 500 m.
Name in Spanish: Saltarín Pintado.
Sub-species: Painted Manakin (Machaeropterus eckelberryi), (Lane, Daniel F., Andrew W. Kratter, and John P. O’Neill), 2017.
Meaning of Name: Machaeropterus: Gr. makhaira= knife, dagger; and pteros, pteron= winged, wing. eckelberry: In honor of Donald Richard Eckelberry (1921-2001), American bird artist and conservationist.
- 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.