Banded Quail Philortyx fasciatus

Sections

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

Vocalizations

Territorial call is a ringing keeah! or k.yah¿ repeated, sometimes in rapid, sharp series. Also a squealing wheer whee¿ar and wheer-pee-pee pee-peer, when flushed, and a quiet growl in alarm. Individuals sing mainly at dawn and dusk, increasing the intensity during the breeding season.

Recommended Citation

Banded Quail (Philortyx fasciatus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/banqua1