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Bearded Mountaineer Oreonympha nobilis

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Jacob Drucker and Carolyn W. Sedgwick
Sections

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

Vocalizations

Two vocalizations have been described for Bearded Mountaineer, "a descending, squeaky series followed by a rich chatter: swee swee chew-chew-chew [and] also a dry dzzrt" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

Additional audio recordings of vocalizations of Bearded Mountaineer can be heard at Macaulay Library and at xeno-canto.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Drucker, J. and C. W. Sedgwick (2013). Bearded Mountaineer (Oreonympha nobilis), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.beamou1.01