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Gould's Jewelfront Heliodoxa aurescens

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


The song of Gould's Jewelfront, easily overlooked, is "a series of high, thin tseet notes" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Another vocalization of Gould's Jewelfront is "a high, descending tsee tee tee tuu" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

There are few available audio recordings of vocalizations of Gould's Jewelfront; additional examples can be heard at Macaulay Library, at xeno-canto, and at Internet Bird Collection.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2015). Gould's Jewelfront (Heliodoxa aurescens), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.