The Club-winged Manakin is the most remarkable example of acoustic evolution in birds. This male was photographed in full...

The Club-winged Manakin is the most remarkable example of acoustic evolution in birds. This male was photographed in full...
Species: Club-winged Manakin   Machaeropterus deliciosus
Author: Dusan M. Brinkhuizen
Date: 
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Added to IBC: 14 Jun 2014 - 08:35
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1321 meters
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...display while knocking his uniquely evolved wings at a rate of 107 cycles per second, producing a bizarre sound. More background info on singingwings.orgPhoto from HBW World Bird Photo Contest 2014.

Taken during a MINDO BIRD TOURS trip

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1059400. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1059400.

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Dusan M. Brinkhuizen, IBC1059400. Photo of Club-winged Manakin Machaeropterus deliciosus at Mindo Valley, Ecuador. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1059400.

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