Golden-crowned Emerald Chlorostilbon auriceps

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: MarĂ®a del Coro Arizmendi

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


The vocalizations of Golden-crowned Emerald are similar to those of other species of Chlorostilbon: "dry, rattling and chattering calls" (Howell and Webb 1995).

There are no known audio recordings of vocalizations of Golden-crowned Emerald.

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C. (2013). Golden-crowned Emerald (Chlorostilbon auriceps), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.