Order
Passeriformes
Family
Tyrannidae
Genus
Tolmomyias
 
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Orange-eyed Flycatcher Tolmomyias traylori

Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan
Version: 1.0 — Published March 1, 2012

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

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Vocalizations

The song of Orange-eyed Flycatcher is described as "a series of up to 5-7 well-enunciated zhreee notes, fairly similar to [song of Yellow-breasted Flycatcher Tolmomyias flaviventris viridiceps] but notes somewhat longer and wheezier" (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001b) and as "a rising series of short, rising-falling, raspy whistled notes: zreep zreeeep ZREEEP, final note often becoming clearer and more squeaky" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2007).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

The distinctive call of Orange-eyed Flycatcher is described as a "two-parted and buzzy wheeeeezzz-birrt or psi-trrrrrrrr, given at rather long intervals and sometimes with a few other buzzy notes appended" (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001b) or as "a rising-falling raspy whistle followed by a low chatter: ZREEE'chirr'rr" (Lane, in Schulenberg et al. 2007).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Additional recordings of vocalizations of Orange-eyed Flycatcher can be heard at Macaulay Library and at xeno-canto.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and G. M. Kirwan (2012). Orange-eyed Flycatcher (Tolmomyias traylori), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.orefly1.01