Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata


IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: (Accessed: 07 December 2016).

IUCN. 2018. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2018-2. Available at: (Accessed: 15 November 2018).

Lambert, F. 2007. Some notes on Kinglet Calyptura.

Lambert, F.; Kirwan, G. M. 2010. The twice-vanishing 'pardalote': what future for the Kinglet Calyptura? Neotropical Birding: 4-17.

Pacheco, J. F.; Fonseca, P. S. M. da. 2001. The remarkable rediscovery of the Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata. Cotinga 16: 48-51.

Rêgo, M.A.; Moreira-Lima, L.; Silveira, L.F.; Frahnert, S. 2013. On the ornithological collection of Friedrich Sellow in Brazil (1814–1831), with some considerations about the provenance of his specimens. Zootaxa 3616: 478-484.

Ridgely, R.S. and Tudor, G. 1994. The birds of South America. University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas.

Şekercioğlu, Ç.; Primack, R.B.; Wormworth, J. 2012. The effects of climate change on tropical birds. Biological Conservation 148: 1-18.

Stopiglia, R.; Strakes, L. C.; Raposo, M. A. 2009. Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata (Vieillot, 1818): documented record for the state of São Paulo and taxonomic status of the name Pipra tyrannulus Wagler, 1830. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 129(3): 185-188.

Further resources

Detailed species account from the Threatened birds of the Americas: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 1992). Please note, taxonomic treatment and IUCN Red List category may have changed since publication.

Recuento detallado de la especie tomado del libro Aves Amenazadas de las Americas, Libro Rojo de BirdLife International (BirdLife International 1992). Nota: la taxonomoía y la categoría de la Lista Roja de la UICN pudo haber cambiado desde esta publicación.

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Calyptura cristata. Downloaded from on 15/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 15/10/2021.