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Sparkling Violet-ear

Colibri coruscans (Gould, 1846)

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.
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans coruscans Leonardo Ordóñez-Delgado 2012-05-12 PUEAR UNL, Loja. , Loja (Ecuador) (2270 m) Trill & Call (A) -   100872
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Nick Komar 2016-05-04 Cundinamarca, Bogotá D.C., Parque La Florida, Cundinamarca (Colombia) (2600 m) call, male, song -

Territorial male. Recording filtered.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

318706
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Rolf A. de By 2000-02-05 Middle Cerro Tunari, Cochabamba dept., Cochabamba (Bolivia) (3400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

471342
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans coruscans John V. Moore 1996-11-00 Napo: 'Cabañas San Isidro', 1-2 km SW Cosanga, Napo (Ecuador) (2050 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257807
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans coruscans John V. Moore 2000-06-00 Chimborazo: Riobamba, Chimborazo (Ecuador) (2900 m) feeding calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257809
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Jason Tolosa 2014-01-29 Pasto, Narino, Nariño (Colombia) (2500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

165900
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Jorge Enrique Parra (Colección de Sonidos Ambientales - Institut 2005-08-17 Zona Amortiguación PNN Cueva de los Guacharos, El Diviso, Acevedo, Huila, Huila (Colombia) (1950 m) song/call -

BSA 16100

To obtain a wav file of the original recording, please contact csa@humboldt.org.co

playback-used:no

117928
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Mateo Hernandez (Colección de Sonidos Ambientales - Instituto Hu 2000-01-14 Cundinamarca, Subachoque, Finca El Cerro, Cundinamarca (Colombia) (2900 m) call -

BSA 11056

To obtain a wav file of the original recording, please contact csa@humboldt.org.co

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

148356
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Mateo Hernandez (Colección de Sonidos Ambientales - Instituto Hu 2000-01-14 Cundinamarca, Subachoque, Finca El Cerro, Cundinamarca (Colombia) (2900 m) song,call -

BSA 11064

To obtain a wav file of the original recording, please contact csa@humboldt.org.co

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

148359
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans coruscans Leonardo Ordóñez-Delgado 2012-05-12 PUEAR UNL, Loja. , Loja (Ecuador) (2270 m) Call (A) -   100874
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Cristian Pinto 2019-08-04 Putre, Tarapacá & Arica y Parinacota (Chile) (3500 m) Territory Call, call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

498655
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Sergio Córdoba Córdoba (Colección de Sonidos Ambientales - Insti 2002-02-27 Hacienda Termópilas, El Laurel, Neira, Caldas, Caldas (Colombia) (2250 m) song -

BSA 8107

To obtain a wav file of the original recording, please contact csa@humboldt.org.co

playback-used:no

117511
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Ross Gallardy 2015-05-14 Upper Sorata valley, La Paz, La Paz (Bolivia) (3500 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

296389
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans coruscans Wilson Diaz 2017-06-29 Sendamal, Celendín, Cajamarca, Cajamarca (Peru) (3400 m) call -

Bird was perched, showing well, making territorial displays just before start recording the call. Weather was sunny.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

378532
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Sandra Espinoza 2015-04-27 Quito, Distrito Metropolitano de Quito, Pichincha, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (2800 m) flight call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

241454
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Oswaldo Cortes 15-08-2011 Parque Natural Sumapaz, Laguna de Chisaca, Colombia (Colombia) (3800 m) songs (A) -   86409
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans coruscans John V. Moore 1999-02-00 Azuay: Cajas NP (low), Azuay (Ecuador) (3100 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257806
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Nicole Alfaro Ponce 2017-12-17 Urcuqui, Provincia de Imbabura, Imbabura (Ecuador) (2300 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

425849
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Fernando Castro 2018-12-22 Tocancipá, Cundinamarca, Cundinamarca (Colombia) (2600 m) flight call -

Ave perchada en Smallanthus pyramidalis vuela y produce el sonido

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

446943
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Felipe Velasco 2020-06-22 Hostal Xieti, Vereda Guáquira, Lago de Tota (5.553,-72.950) - Tota, Boyacá, Boyacá (Colombia) (3015 m) song -

Various individuals, active vocalisations from the start of recordings that day (7:50 am). They kept singing continuously for more than 30 minutes.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

571698
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Bernabé López-Lanus (Colección de Sonidos Ambientales - Institut 1998-06-08 Área La Ceja/Toche, Hacienda la Carbonera, Tolima (Colombia) (2800 m) call -

IAvH-CSA-01007 To obtain a wav file of the original recording, please contact coleccionesbiologicas@humboldt.org.co Grabado por Bernabé López-Lanus el 8 de junio de 1998 en Área La Ceja/Toche en Tolima a los 2800 msnm

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

518245
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Hotel Tinamu 2016-11-23 Reserva Rio Blanco, Aguas de Manizales, Manizales, Caldas (Colombia) (2600 m) song -

Grabado por Juan Pablo Culasso www.jpculasso.net

Canopy open area near mature forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

344350
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Rolf A. de By 2018-06-02 rd Mollepata--Salcantay, Provincia de Anta, Cuzco, Cusco (Peru) (3400 m) flight call, song -

First a display flight song phrase, then continuing with regular song from perch

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

463196
xeno-canto.org
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans Eric DeFonso 2011-05-12 Encañada, Cajamarca, Cajamarca (Peru) (3200 m) song -

Typical two-note song, given repeatedly by bird perched atop windbreak pines near ag field, 15m distant.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

120299
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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