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Puerto Rican Tody

Todus mexicanus Lesson, 1838

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Eric DeFonso 2014-03-03 Cambalache State Forest, Puerto Rico, Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (30 m) call, song -

Songs(?) and calls - some notes have squeaky quality. The bird did seem somewhat territorial, staying put during vocalization, although sounds themselves had the same character as a call. Signal amplified several dB, and improves during the cut. Habitat is tropical moist forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173382
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Daniel Lane 29-03-2009 Cambelache Forest, Puerto Rico , Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (25 m) call (B) - Natural calls (the buzzy 'djer'') of a bird in midstory of semi-humid forest. 32059
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Nick Komar 2019-09-26 El Yunque National Forest, Río Grande (Puerto Rico) (200 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

Call from an actively foraging bird mid-canopy in tall trees at roadside.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

520196
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Daniel Lane 8-04-2010 Hacienda Juanita's, W of Maricao, Puerto Rico, Maricao (Puerto Rico) (500 m) calls (A) - Natural calls of pair near nest burrow near house. Birds about 2-3 m up. Some wing noise audible at 18 sec. 48519
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Daniel Lane 29-03-2009 Cambelache Forest, Puerto Rico, Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (25 m) calls (A) - Natural calls from bird sitting in midstory of semi-humid forest. 32053
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Eric DeFonso 2014-03-03 Cambalache State Forest, Puerto Rico, Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (30 m) song -

Churt calls (song?) from close individual. Some notes took on a more squeaky character. Perched frequently on branches 4-7m above ground. Silence gap spans less than a minute. Habitat is tropical moist forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173309
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Ross Gallardy 2016-03-12 Guánica State Forest, Guánica, Guánica (Puerto Rico) (190 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

308513
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Eric DeFonso 2014-03-03 Cambalache State Forest, Puerto Rico, Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (30 m) call -

Bird moving through midstory, perching briefly, sallying. Repetitious beek calls. Habitat is tropical moist forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173302
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Daniel Lane 4-04-2009 Casa Cubuy, El Yunque NP, Puerto Rico, Naguabo (Puerto Rico) (400 m) call (B) - Two birds counter-calling, giving short calls, from near rock face above road. Unseen. 46639
xeno-canto.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Mark B. Robbins 1988-05-04 Guanica; Guanica Forest Reserve, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)   -   43420
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus José A. Colón López 2016-12-08 Guaniquilla Este, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Cabo Rojo (Puerto Rico)   - Bird calls from low tree in coastal dry scrub, about 3 m. away; flies and emits wing rattle. VETR in bkg. 42616931
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Michael J. Andersen 2006-02-25 Bosque Estatal de Guanica; Carretera 334, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)   -   129718
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Theodore A. Parker III 1989-04-25 Guanica State Forest, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)   -   69507
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Mark Oberle 2008-05-19 Hacienda Central Pellejas , Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, null   - call 20 feet away 172652851
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus José A. Colón López 2018-03-16 Guaniquilla Este, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Cabo Rojo (Puerto Rico)   - near houses, WWDO, wind in bkg. 99601671
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Pamela C. Rasmussen 5 Mar 2012 Puerto Rico: Guanica (17.953, -66.927) , Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (36 m) Call -   14224
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Alex Lin-Moore 2020-03-02 Bosque Estatal de Maricao--trail at km 16.8, Maricao, Puerto Rico, Maricao (Puerto Rico)   -   213363971
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Nick Komar 2019-02-01 Acropolis Deportivo de Manati US-PR (18.4234,-66.4706), Manatí, Puerto Rico, Manatí (Puerto Rico)   -   139419751
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Nick Dorian 2017-03-24 Bosque Estatal de Maricao--trail at km 16.8, Maricao, Puerto Rico, Maricao (Puerto Rico)   -   53457971
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus José A. Colón López 2016-12-26 Sierra Bermeja Oeste, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Cabo Rojo (Puerto Rico)   - Aves se mueven alimentándose mientras vocalizan. 43854871
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus McGowan, Jay W Bosque Estatal de Guánica, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) call; fly -   191028
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Justin Watts 2016-11-09 Bosque Estatal de Guánica, Guánica, Puerto Rico, Guánica (Puerto Rico)   -   41003341
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Alex Lin-Moore 2020-02-27 Reserva Natural de Humacao, Humacao, Puerto Rico, null   -   212155011
macaulaylibrary.org
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus Theodore A. Parker III 1989-04-25 Guanica State Forest, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)   -   51015
macaulaylibrary.org
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