Screaming Piha

While the plumage of both sexes is dull grey , its voice is extraordinary, exceptionally loud and among the most commonly heard sounds in the Amazon. The Cofan people of Ecuador call it the Pwe-pwe Yoh, which is a reference to its voice. Males often gather in loose leks, where they sing to attract females.

The Screaming Piha is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. It is found in humid forests in the Amazon and tropical parts of the Mata Atlântica in South America. As it is widespread and generally fairly common, it is considered to be of least concern by BirdLife International. While the plumage of both sexes is dull grey (wings and tail often somewhat browner), its voice is extraordinary, exceptionally loud and among the most commonly heard sounds in the Amazon. More

If the Screaming Piha has brown plumage in both sexes, why does the picture show a blue bird? The picture is misleading. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 132.230.66.189 (talk) 15:48, 8 December 2008 (UTC) Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans) song, single burst, part of series 4-6 per minute, recorded near Yurimaguas, Loreto, Perú, 19/08/07. Sonagram created with Syrinx software (www.syrinxpc.com). “whee WHEEE-OOO” or “pee EEEEE aaaaa” If you’ve been to the Amazon or watched documentaries on the Amazon you’ll have heard the ear-splitting song of the Screaming Piha, The song is sometimes dubbed into movies and even sampled into music tracks, presumably to give it that tropical sounding vibe. More

Screaming pihaBirds in Suriname = - screaming piha in the Suriname forest, Piauhau horleur, pa More

Screaming PihaPihas = Cotingas The typical pihas, Lipaugus, contains the following species: * Dusky Piha, Lipaugus fuscocinereus * Scimitar-winged Piha, Lipaugus uropygialis * Screaming Piha, Lipaugus vociferans * Rufous Piha, Lipaugus unirufus * Cinnamon-vented Piha, Lipaugus lanioides * Rose-collared Piha, Lipaugus streptophorus More

Screaming Piha Screaming Pihas = Cotingas The Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans) is widespread and relatively common within its range, in the humid forests in the Amazon and tropical parts of the Mata Atl More

Screaming Piha determination Similar species Cotingidae Bare-necked Fruitcrow | Capuchinbird | Crimson Fruitcrow | Dusky Purpletuft | Guianan Cock-of-the-rock | Guianan Red-Cotinga | Pompadour Cotinga | Purple-breasted Cotinga | Purple-throated Fruitcrow | Screaming Piha | Sharpbill | Spangled Cotinga | White Bellbird | Conservation status Screaming Piha status Least Concern Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans) More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Screaming Piha is classed as Ungraded: species that are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland hide section Most recent photos of Screaming Piha (2) Rio Grande, Venezuela Rio Grande, Venezuela28/02/2009 Rio Grande, Venezuela 28/02/2009 Rio Grande, Venezuela Rio Grande, Venezuela28/02/2009 Rio Grande, Venezuela 28/02/2009 View all pictures of Screaming Piha View all pictures of Screaming Piha show section More

The screaming piha is a gray songbird that averages 10–11 inches in height. - Range The screaming piha can be found from northern South America to Bolivia and Brazil. Status Common Habitat This species primarily inhabits tropical rainforests. Niche Fruit makes up the majority of the screaming piha’s diet. More

Screaming Piha at the National Aquarium in Baltimoreby jennyberg 4 years ago 4 years ago: Tue, Apr 25, 2006 10:18pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) More More See all Show mejennyberg's videos * jennyberg's videos * Staff Picks 18. I'm the fool in the black suit to the right. by jennyberg4 months ago 17. Got Latkes? by jennyberg3 years ago 16. Me and Peep by jennyberg4 years ago 15. More

Screaming Piha (Lipaugus vociferans) by Don Jones. More

Picture of Lipaugus vociferans above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Author: Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cotingidae
Genus : Lipaugus
Species : vociferans
Authority : (Wied, 1820)
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