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Black-bellied Hummingbird Eupherusa nigriventris

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


There is little information on the vocalizations of Black-bellied Hummingbird. The call is described as "a sharp, high-pitched tseep or peet" (Stiles and Skutch 1989), and it also gives "a high, tsittering in chases" (Stiles and Skutch 1989).

The song of Black-bellied Hummingbird is described as "a high, thin, sputtering warble" (Stiles and Skutch 1989).

There are very few available audio recordings of vocalizations of Black-bellied Hummingbird; additional recordings can be heard at xeno-canto.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and C. W. Sedgwick (2014). Black-bellied Hummingbird (Eupherusa nigriventris), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.