White-tipped Quetzal Pharomachrus fulgidus

Sections

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

Vocalizations

Hilty (1986) describes the voice as a loud kirra, or kirra, kip, and when excited kier, kip-kip-kip-a. XC353737 is an example of this song.

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

McMullan (2014) describes the song as 3 hooted whistles with the last two closer: boo, hu-hu. XC236054 is an example of this song.

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Additional audio recording of vocalizations of White-tipped Quetzal can be heard at Macaulay Library, at xeno-canto, and at Internet Bird Collection.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

White-tipped Quetzal (Pharomachrus fulgidus), 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/whtque1