Sounds of the Evening Grosbeak
Shortcut: Peeeer or chee-yer
Song: Common call is a vibrant and ringing peeer or cheee-yer, often given when perched and in flight. Also calls softer, throaty trills.
Call: Calls also include softer, throaty trills and a warbling song that is rarely heard. Calls of flocks have been described as shaken sleigh bells.
Bird songs copyright 2011 by Lang Elliott. Song descriptions adapted from the book Common Birds and Their Songs (Lang Elliott, 1998: Houghton Mifflin Company) and other material by Lang Elliott. Contact: Nature Sound Studio. Photographs copyright 2011 by Brian Small and Robert Royse. All rights reserved.