Order
Podicipediformes
Family
Podicipedidae
Genus
Podiceps
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi

S. Imberti, H. Casañas, and Ignacio Roesler
Version: 1.0 — Published August 27, 2009

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

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Vocalizations

The colonies are very loud and the melodious whistles and incessant calls ‘kee-kee-kee’ and ‘ki-wee ki-wee’ (Fjeldså and Krabbe 1990) of the grebe are a constant feature. The call has been described as an extended whistle phrase ‘te-whreee-errr’ of rolling quality (Fjeldså and Krabbe 1990). Both vocalizations can be heard in recording XC20592.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Imberti, S., H. Casañas, and I. Roesler (2009). Hooded Grebe (Podiceps gallardoi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.hoogre1.01