Order: Passeriformes | Family: Pipridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | ex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | ex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Sub-adult | ex: Males | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Status: The Wire-tailed Manakin is fairly common and widespread in northern Amazonia where it is largely restricted to the department of Loreto. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Br.
Name in Spanish: Saltarín Cola-de-Alambre.
Sub-species: Wire-tailed Manakin (Pipra filicauda filicauda), (Spix), 1825.
Meaning of Name: Pipra: Gr.= small bird, never properly identified. filicauda: L. filum, fili= thread and cauda= tail.
- 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.