Black-capped Piprites (Piprites pileata) - HBW 9, p. 167
French: Piprite chaperonné
Spanish: Piprites Capirotado
Other common names: Black-capped Manakin
Taxonomy: Pipra pileata Temminck, 1822, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Systematic position of genus uncertain; although traditionally included in present family, may be closer to Tyrannidae or Cotingidae. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Brazil (S Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro S to N Rio Grande do Sul) and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).
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A poor view of a bird moving among branches and singing Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 July 2004 6 years ago 18 sec 3.2
A male feeding and singing during the winter. Locality Rio Negrinho, Santa Catarina State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Raphael Santos 10 July 2008 4 years ago 13 sec 2.2
Locality Camanducaia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Carlos Henrique 20 June 2010 3 years ago 3.8
Pearched on a branch.
Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Carlos Henrique 18 October 2008 3 years ago 3.3
An adult male.
Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 14 November 2012 45 weeks ago 3.3
One male in a Laurel forest
Locality Caá Yarí Provincial Park, Misiones Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Kini Roesler 10 September 2008 4 years ago 2