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Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher Phainoptila melanoxantha

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Ptiliogonatidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Sounds and Vocal Behavior


High, sharp, rather soft tsitting and tseeping notes. Their tempo and volume increase before they fly. It appears not to sing (Stiles & Skutch, 2007).

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcher (Phainoptila melanoxantha), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: