Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Chaetocercus
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Esmeraldas Woodstar Chaetocercus berlepschi

A. E. Ágreda
Version: 1.0 — Published June 4, 2010

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

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Vocalizations

Very short high pitched calls produced during intra- or interspecific agonistic encounters. Most of the time silent.

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Nonvocal Sounds

As with other species of woodstars, the Esmeraldas Woodstar produces a mechanical sound with the wings during flight.

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Recommended Citation

Ágreda, A. E. (2010). Esmeraldas Woodstar (Chaetocercus berlepschi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.esmwoo2.01