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Helmeted Manakin Antilophia galeata
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IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type   Average mass -


  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,960,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.4 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Bolivia Native Extant       Yes
Brazil Native Extant       Yes
Paraguay Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Bolivia Noel Kempff Mercado site factsheet
Brazil Alto Rio Juruena site factsheet
Brazil Cerrados ao Sul de Brasília site factsheet
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Águas Emendadas site factsheet
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Uruçuí-Una site factsheet
Brazil Estação Ecológica Serra das Araras site factsheet
Brazil Interflúvio dos Rios Tocantins e Paranã site factsheet
Brazil Itirapina site factsheet
Brazil Jalapão site factsheet
Brazil Lizarda site factsheet
Brazil Matas Ciliares do Rio do Coco e Afluentes site factsheet
Brazil Nascentes do Rio Parnaíba site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimarães e Adjacências site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros e Adjacências site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional da Serra da Bodoquena e Entorno site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional das Emas site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional de Brasília site factsheet
Brazil Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural SESC Pantanal e Entorno site factsheet
Brazil Rios Negro e Aquidauana site factsheet
Brazil Serra da Canastra site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Cipó site factsheet
Brazil Terra Ronca site factsheet
Brazil Vale do Rio Palmeiras site factsheet
Paraguay Bosque Mbaracayú site factsheet
Paraguay Ypané Medio site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Swamp suitable resident
Altitude 500 - 1000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  


Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Antilophia galeata. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Pipridae (Manakins)
Species name author (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 1,960,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species