Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Apodidae
Genus
Tachornis
 
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Antillean Palm-Swift Tachornis phoenicobia

Omyia Damaj
Version: 1.0 — Published November 14, 2014

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

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Vocalizations

The flight call of Antillean Palm-Swift is described as "a constantly emitted, faint high-pitched twitter" (Raffaele et al. 1998) and as "noisy, emitting an almost constant, weak, twittering, tooee-tooee" (Garrido and Kirkconnell 2000).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

There are few available audio recordings of Antillean Palm-Swift; audio recordings can be heard at Macaualay Library and at xeno-canto.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Damaj, O. (2014). Antillean Palm-Swift (Tachornis phoenicobia), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.anpswi.01