Graeme Chapman - natural history photographer - ornithologist

Bird calls / bird song
Green Catbird

The loud somewhat cat-like meow of a Green Catbird rarely fails to cause amusement. Such a distinctive call can always readily be identified however this is not the most frequently uttered sound of this species. Most people when walking through the rain forest fail to identify the quite loud high-pitched single "zit" contact call. At the beginning of sample 178-470 you'll notice a sort of triple zit after the first meow call - not a sound I hear very often.

676 Green Catbird 178-470
676 Green Catbird 097B-150

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