The curl-crested araçari calls frequently but is not as vocal as other araçaris, making loud rising sounds that differ from other araçaris.
The curl-crested araçari calls frequently, but is not as vocal as other araçaris.
Its calls are very different from other araçaris and it makes sounds with much variability, fast to slow, deep to soft. The curl-crested araçari has very variable, deep rrek notes, soft rrr to hard, even grunting grenk notes, in series. It also makes a loud rising eeee-yak yelp that has been reported to sound rather raptor-like.
This species makes sounds with much variability, fast to slow, deep to soft, and even grunting vocalizations.