Manakins (Pipridae)

Club-winged Manakin (Machaeropterus deliciosus) - HBW 9, p. 159

French: Manakin à ailes blanches German: Keulenschwingenpipra Spanish: Saltarín Alitorcido

Taxonomy: Pipra deliciosa P. L. Sclater, 1860, Nanegal, Pichincha, Ecuador.
Formerly placed in a monotypic genus Allocotopterus on basis of highly modified secondaries, but now considered better merged with present genus, other members of which (M. pyrocephalus, M. striolatus, M. regulus) exhibit similar, though less extreme, modifications. Monotypic.

Distribution: W slope of Andes in SW Colombia (S from Risaralda) and W Ecuador (S to Pichincha, also in El Oro and W Loja).