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Plumage Development and Molt in Long-Tailed Manakins (Chiroxiphia Linearis): Variation According to Sex and Age
Auk
  • S. M Doucet
  • David McDonald, University of Wyoming
  • M. S Foster
  • R. P Clay
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2007
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Abstract

Lek-mating Long-tailed Manakins (Chiroxiphia linearis) exhibit an unusual pattern of delayed plumage maturation. Each year, males progress through a series of predefinitive plumages before attaining definitive plumage in their fifth calendar year. Female

DOI
10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[29:PDAMIL]2.0.CO;2
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Published as Stéphanie M. Doucet, David B. McDonald, Mercedes S. Foster, Rob P. Clay and D. B. Lank, The Auk, Vol. 124, No. 1 (Jan., 2007), pp. 29-43. © 2007 by the American Ornithologists' Union. Copying and permissions notice: Authorization to copy this content beyond fair use (as specified in Sections 107 and 108 of the U. S. Copyright Law) for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by the American Ornithologists' Union for libraries and other users, provided that they are registered with and pay the specified fee via Rightslink® on JSTOR http://www.jstor.org/r/ucal or directly with the Copyright Clearance Center, http://www.copyright.com.

Citation Information
S. M Doucet, David McDonald, M. S Foster and R. P Clay. "Plumage Development and Molt in Long-Tailed Manakins (Chiroxiphia Linearis): Variation According to Sex and Age" Auk Vol. 124 Iss. 1 (2007) p. 29 - 43
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