Golden-winged Manakin

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Golden-winged Manakin
male (above) and female (below).
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pipridae
Genus: Masius
Bonaparte, 1850
Species: M. chrysopterus
Binomial name
Masius chrysopterus
(Lafresnaye, 1843)

The Golden-winged Manakin (Masius chrysopterus) is a species of bird in the Pipridae family. It is the only member of the monotypic genus, Masius.[2]

It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.

The Golden-winged Manakin forages for small fruit, berries and insects.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Masius chrysopterus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Itis Report: Masius". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 

Media related to Masius chrysopterus at Wikimedia Commons

  • Prum, Richard O., and Ann E. Johnson. "Display Behavior, Foraging Ecology, and Systematics of the Golden-Winged Manakin (Masius chrysopterus)." Wilson Bull. 99 (1987): 521-539. 14 Nov. 2007 [1].