Fawn-breasted Brilliant Heliodoxa rubinoides

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg, Dennis Arendt, and Carolyn W. Sedgwick
Sections

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

Vocalizations

The song of Fawn-breasted Brilliant is described as "a simple series of emphasized tchik notes" (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001b) or as "a rich tchew in long series" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Calls of Fawn-breasted Hummingbird include as "a fast swi-swi-swi-swu" (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001b) and "a rich tchew" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Additional audio recordings of vocalizations of Fawn-breasted Hummingbird can be heard at the Macaulay Library, at xeno-canto, and at the Internet Bird Collection.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S., D. Arendt, and C. W. Sedgwick (2013). Fawn-breasted Brilliant (Heliodoxa rubinoides), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.fabbri1.01