White-lored Gnatcatcher Polioptila albiloris

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Polioptilidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
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Sounds and Vocal Behavior


It emits a nasal, low, buzzy mew, jihrr or zshirr, a longer bzzzzeir, and a higher, drawn-out meeeur. Also a sharp chik, often preceded by a bright nasal oo-eik¿, given one or more times, and a short, high trill, tli-li-li-li.

Recommended Citation

White-lored Gnatcatcher (Polioptila albiloris), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/whlgna1