Black-legged Dacnis Dacnis nigripes

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Cathryn O'Hara, Casey H. Richart, and Kevin J. Burns

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


A call of Black-legged Dacnis is a high pitched and sharp sweet; the call can last from 1-6 seconds in a twittering fashion. Also reported is a nasal ├▒ih (Willis and Oniki 2003). No song has been described.

Additional audio recordings of vocalizations of the Black-legged Dacnis can be heard at xeno-canto.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

O'Hara, C., C. H. Richart, and K. J. Burns (2018). Black-legged Dacnis (Dacnis nigripes), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.