Pipridae


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Noun1.Pipridae - manakins
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
suborder Tyranni, Tyranni - New World flycatchers; antbirds; oven birds; woodhewers
genus Pipra, Pipra - type genus of the Pipridae containing the typical manakins
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Part III: families Cotingidae, Pipridae, Formicariidae, Furnariidae, Dendrocolaptidae and Picidae).
Thus, while the display of the Pink-throated Becard rivaled that of many polygamous, lekking Pipridae and Cotingidae species, displays by Platypsaris appear to serve to attract social mates, and/or to maintain pair bonds or communicate breeding status between pairs.