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White-winged Black-Tyrant

Knipolegus aterrimus Kaup, 1853

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus anthracinus Andrew Spencer 09-11-2009 Abra Maruncunca, Puno, Puno (Peru) (2050 m) calls? (A) - calls from a male bird chasing another bird of a different species 45848
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus anthracinus Andrew Spencer 09-11-2009 Abra Maruncunca, Puno, Puno (Peru) (2050 m) calls? (A) - calls given (I think) from a female bird chasing another bird. The bird being chased could have been a male of this species, and possibly giving these calls, though 45846
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Ross Gallardy 2015-05-14 Upper Sorata valley, La Paz, La Paz (Bolivia) (3500 m) call -

Bird calling mid sallie

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

296388
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Catamarca, Catamarca, Catamarca (Argentina) (200 m) Song (B) -   108153
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Martin Toledo 2016-12-01 Los Gigantes, Córdoba, Cordoba (Argentina) (2000 m) Display, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

345297
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Steve Hampton 23-07-2010 Sorata, La Paz, Bolivia (Bolivia) (2700 m) call (B) -   64146
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus aterrimus Niels Krabbe 2019-11-18 Salta: El Churcal, Tin Tin, PN Cardones, Cachi (Argentina) (2855 m) call, display song -

Prosopis forest. At 2:17 chased by female-plumaged bird and one of them then calls

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

507276
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus anthracinus Andrew Spencer 30-09-2011 Andamarca, Junin, Junín (Peru) (2500 m) display (A) - natural vocalization; displays from a male bird in which it would jump about a meter straight up into the air and loop back to its perch. Quiet mechanical clicks audible with each display flight in addition to the vocal component. 88058
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Ross Gallardy 2015-05-14 Upper Sorata valley, La Paz, La Paz (Bolivia) (3500 m) call -

Bird calling mid sallie

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

296387
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Peter Boesman 2013-10-14 North of Cafayate, Salta, Salta (Argentina) call - [sono] 273344
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus anthracinus prob Barros/Schmitt 25-05-07 Acobamba 11°46'S - 74°47'W, Huancayo, Junín (Peru) (2318 m) call (A) -   23644
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus anthracinus Andrew Spencer 09-11-2009 Abra Maruncunca, Puno, Puno (Peru) (2050 m) call (A) - call from a female bird 45845
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus anthracinus Andrew Spencer 09-11-2009 Abra Maruncunca, Puno, Puno (Peru) (2050 m) calls (A) - call from a male bird 45847
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Catamarca, Catamarca, Catamarca (Argentina) (200 m) Song (B) -   108152
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus aterrimus Sjoerd Mayer 15-10-1992 Rio Alizos, Tariquia, Tarija, Bolivia (Bolivia) (2600 m) Songs (A) - The third part contains two songs with a complete interval. 1734
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus aterrimus Dan Lane 2013-09-14 Middle Cerro Tunari, Cochabamba dept., Cochabamba (Bolivia) (3400 m) song -

Single song in flight display from a male in arid thorn scrub slopes just below Polylepis.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

149118
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Martin Toledo 2016-12-01 Los Gigantes, Córdoba, Cordoba (Argentina) (2000 m) Display, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

345296
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus heterogyna Dan Lane 2013-06-13 NW of San Marcos, Cajamarca, Cajamarca (Peru) (2600 m) song -

Natural flight display song from a male performed from a perch about 3m up in crown of shrub in semi-arid thorn scrub. Display involved a vertical flight of about 1m up from perch, then a flagging of wings and tail, then the vocalization and bill snap just before alighting. Notice that the vocal component seems less emphatic than in subsp. anthracinus.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

139688
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Catamarca, Catamarca, Catamarca (Argentina) (200 m) Song (C) -   108156
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Catamarca, Catamarca, Catamarca (Argentina) (200 m) Song (C) -   108151
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Catamarca, Catamarca, Catamarca (Argentina) (200 m) Song (C) -   108155
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Catamarca, Catamarca, Catamarca (Argentina) (200 m) Song (C) -   108154
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black-Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Aidan Maccormick 8-21-04 Tariquia, El Cajón, Tarija, Bolivia (Bolivia) (800 m) Call (no score) -   4616
xeno-canto.org
White-winged Black Tyrant - Knipolegus aterrimus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 2012-04-25 Aeropuerto de la ciudad de La Rioja, prov. La Rioja, La Rioja (Argentina) (200 m) Song (D) -   108150
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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