|Iwokrama Forest, Guyana|
|Song recorded in Tambopata Reserve, Madre de Dios Region, Peru|
The screaming piha (Lipaugus vociferans) is a species of passerine bird in the family Cotingidae. It is found in humid forests in the Amazon and tropical parts of the Mata Atlântica in South America. It is adapting well to human settlement areas like gardens and parks. It is considered to be of least concern by BirdLife International.
The Cofan people of Ecuador call it the Pwe-pwe Yoh, which is a reference to its voice. Among the Ecuadorian Secoyas, the bird is known as the Kwow-kwee-yo. The sound is frequently used in movies, and also can be heard in the background of the popular game Angry Birds Rio.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Lipaugus vociferans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- E. Nemeth (2004). Measuring the sound pressure level of the song of the screaming piha Lipaugus vociferans: one of the loudest birds in the world?. Bioacoustics, Volume 14(3): 225-228
- Screaming piha. arthurgrosset.com. Accessed 2008-07-10
- Recordings on the Screaming piha. xeno-canto America. Accessed 2008-07-10
- Screaming Piha recording British Library. Accessed 2018-09-28
- Screaming pihas on Freesound. Freesound.org. Accessed 2012-03-10
- Screaming piha entry in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Neotropical Birds Encyclopedia. neotropical.birds.cornell.edu. Accessed 2012-11-23
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