White Bellbird

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

The white bellbird is Procnias alba of the family Cotingidae. Related TopicsBluebird Bluebird, a small North American bird of the thrush family. Its cheerful warbling of cher-weet, cher-weet has made it one of the most beloved of… See more »Dove Dove, a bird of the pigeon family. There is no scientific difference between a dove and a pigeon, but the term dove usually refers to one of the… See more »Sparrow Sparrow, the name applied to various members of two families of birds. More

The white bellbird is Procnias alba of the family Cotingidae. More

TIIE WHITE BELLBIRD A male White Bellbird was first watched for three-quarters of an hour on 13 Marh calling on a stee t) hillside in the Kanaku Mountains I prefer this name to Black-winged Bellbird or Mossy-throated Bellbird, the former of which does not refer to the bird's most striking character, while the latter gives a misleading idea of the mass of black wattles that dangles from its throat. about 60 meters above Nappi Creek. More

LITTLE has been recorded of the White Bellbird (Procnias alba) in the field. In March 1960 I made brief observations on a single adult male in the Kanaku Mountains of southern Guyana, but my description of the displays was very incomplete (B. K. Snow 1961, Auk 78: 150). In 1970 I again had the opportunity to return to the Kanaku Mountains. More

The White Bellbird (Procnias albus) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family. The specific epithet is often spelled alba, but albus is correct due to gender of genus. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Procnias albus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

the White Bellbirds (Procnias alba), have calls that can actually be described as “bell-like.” Only the male vocalize. In breeding season males give resonant, far-carrying boing sounds, often preceded by piercing whistles or twangs. The calls of some Procnias males are thought to be among the loudest bird calls on Earth - audible to humans from over 0.5 mi (0.80 km) away. More

The White Bellbird (Procnias albus) is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as Venezuela. White Bellbird - Photo, Video and/or Article contributions are welcome! Please click here for info The Avianweb strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information; however, mistakes do happen. If you would like to correct or update any of the information, please send us an e-mail. More

White Bellbird 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 White Bellbird status Least Concern White Bellbird (Procnias albus) More

Both Bearded & White Bellbirds are found in this area & if memory serves me right both were easily seen & heard from the road. Try this link for some basic info: www.birdvenezuela.com/birding_la_escalera.htm . A quick google search came up with this report which suggests B.Bellbird is found around km mark 116 with White Bellbird also in the area (see: www.surfbirds.com/trip_report.php?id=560 ). Contacting the Venezuelan Audubon society may prove useful for further advice: www.audubonvenezuela.org/ . More

The white bellbird has a tapering black spike, sparsely feathered, on the forehead. The mossy-throated, bearded, or black-winged bellbird (P. averano) has many thin wattles hanging from the throat. The three-wattled bellbird (P. tricarunculata), confined to Central America, has three bill wattles. One hangs from each corner of the mouth, and another dangles from the bill’s upper base, each wattle measuring about one-third the length of the entire 30-cm (12-inch) bird. The naked-throated bellbird (P. More

Aspects of the topic white bellbird are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References * description (in bellbird (bird)) Four bellbird species live in Central and South America and constitute the genus Procnias, although only one, the white bellbird (P. alba), has a call that can actually be described as “bell-like. More

recording of the White Bellbird by Alexandre Renaudier made in December 2006. In the Brownsberg nature reserve it is often heard between October and March and is the most 'striking' sound. The wattle at the beak of the male moves when it sings. It prefers look-outs from high trees to sing. I only know it from its sound or from seeing a white dot far away in the top of a tree along the side of the mountain. The female is green and yellow and inconspicious. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cotingidae
Genus : Procnias
Species : albus
Authority : (Hermann, 1783)