Turquoise Dacnis Dacnis hartlaubi

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Holly McMullen, Casey H. Richart, and Kevin J. Burns

Sounds and Vocal Behavior


The call of Turquoise Dacnis is a flat, indistinct, high-pitched single-note tsit or sic. What may be the song consists of a three-note introduction of high pitched, thin, buzz-like tzzleet followed by a high trill (Hilty 2011).

Audio recordings of vocalizations of Turquoise Dacnis can be heard at Macaulay Library and at xeno-canto.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

McMullen, H., C. H. Richart, and K. J. Burns (2018). Turquoise Dacnis (Dacnis hartlaubi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.turdac1.01