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Golden-headed Quetzal

Pharomachrus auriceps (Gould, 1842)

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.
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps Andrew Spencer 03-01-2010 ACP Abra Patricia-Alto Nieva, San Martín, Amazonas (Peru) (1950 m) song (A) -   45725
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Niels Krabbe 1992-08-04 Pichincha: ridge between Río Mindo and Río Nambillo, 3 km SE Mindo, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (1500 m) calls -

Humid forest. Reference: LIVA 173-177 (Phaaur5). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

238827
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Wilson Diaz 2019-09-09 Bosque de Proteccion Alto Mayo, below El Mirador, San Martín, San Martín (Peru) (1800 m) adult, call, male -

Filtered for noise reduction

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

588249
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Mitch Lysinger 2008-08-00 Napo: 'Cabañas San Isidro', 1-2 km SW Cosanga, Napo (Ecuador) (2000 m) 'laughing' calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

260548
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps Nadia Tjong Ayong 27-10-2008 Mindo, Pichincha , Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (? m) song (A) -   39026
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Andrew Spencer 15-01-2011 Guacamayos Ridge, Napo, Napo (Ecuador) (1900 m) calls (A) - calls from a male bird; the loudest calls at the end of the cut are in flight. 70321
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Tayler Brooks 2012-01-14 Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (1800 m) call -

Response to whistled imitation of song by male.

112268
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps Jim Holmes 2016-01-31 Otun Quimbaya, Risaralda (Colombia) (2000 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

302214
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Jonas Nilsson 2002-02-20 Carchi: Chilma, Carchi (Ecuador) (2060 m) calls, males -

3 males. Humid forest. Reference: JN1. Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

276365
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps Julian Andres Zuleta Marín 2013-08-17 DMI Arrayanal (Sector la Linda) Mistrato, Risaralda, Risaralda (Colombia) (2100 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

146385
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Niels Krabbe 1992-10-10 Napo: Cord. de los Guacamayos (1700-1800 m), Napo (Ecuador) (1700 m) call -

Female. Humid-wet forest. Reference: LIXA 269-275 Marantz counter (Phaaur6). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

238828
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps A Edwar H Guarín 2014-06-26 Mesenia Santa Ines, Andes Antioquia, Antioquia (Colombia) (2600 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

192612
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Manuel Sanchez 2012-08-05 Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro, El Oro (Ecuador) (1200 m) song (A) - 107063
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Mitch Lysinger 2008-03-00 Napo: 'Cabañas San Isidro', 1-2 km SW Cosanga, Napo (Ecuador) (2100 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

260544
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Robert S. Ridgely 1989-08-00 Pichincha: Mindo area, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (1400 m) territorial song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Looped once with natural interval

playback-used:no

274958
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps John V. Moore 1998-03-00 Pichincha: Tandayapa ridge 3 km SSW Tandayapa, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (2250 m) alarm calls, long variant -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257878
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps Herman van Oosten 2013-09-24 Oxapampa, Pasco Region, Pasco (Peru) (2100 m) call, male -

Always a stunner.

High-pass 300Hz, volume up.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

151167
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Niels Krabbe 1990-12-02 Pichincha: turnoff to Mindo, Pichincha & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (Ecuador) (1700 m) call -

Humid forest. Reference: XIIIB 428-435 (Phaaur2). Krabbe & Nilsson (2003) (ISBN 90-75838-06-9).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

238824
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps A Edwar H Guarín 2014-06-26 Mesenia Santa Ines, Andes Antioquia, Antioquia (Colombia) (2600 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

192609
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Nick Athanas 18-05-2008 ACP Abra Patricia-Alto Nieva, San Martín, Amazonas (Peru) (2030 m) call (A) - Male. 20769
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Mitch Lysinger 1997-02-00 Napo: 'Cabañas San Isidro', 1-2 km SW Cosanga, Napo (Ecuador) (1950 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

260545
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps David Monroy Rengifo 2018-12-30 DCS Campoalegre - Carretera entrada San Vicente, Santa Rosa de Cabal, Risaralda, Risaralda (Colombia) (2600 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

455149
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps Olaf Jahn 2006-01-00 Esmeraldas: El Cristal Alto, Río Pachamama valley, Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (1250 m) alarm call, short variant -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Looped once

playback-used:no

261780
xeno-canto.org
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps Peter Boesman 2000-07-29 El Morro road, Merida, Mérida (Venezuela) (2000 - 2400 m) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 113 side B track 52 seq. A)

227635
xeno-canto.org
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