Mountain Avocetbill Opisthoprora euryptera

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

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


Vocalizations of Mountain Avocetbill are very poorly known, but include "a series of descending thin whistles, reminiscent of a piculet: wsee wsee wsee wsee" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2010).

There apparently are no available audio recordings of vocalizations of Mountain Avocetbill.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2014). Mountain Avocetbill (Opisthoprora euryptera), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.