Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox every week.      
The Kid Should See This

The bell-like call of the Three-Wattled Bell Bird

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnu8QbpImWw
Watch more with these video collections:

This is the Three-Wattled Bell Bird (Procnias tricarunculatus), recorded in Costa Rica, Central America.

Because of the secretive behavior of this bird, it is often only detected by the distinctive bell-like call given by the males. At close range, the vocalization of many in Costa Rica is heard as a complex three-part song, the “bonk” giving the bird its name. This hollow, wooden “bonk” is thought to be among the loudest bird calls on Earth, audible to humans from over 0.5 mi (0.80 km) away.

three-wattled bellbird

Watch a phenomenal amount of videos with birds, including more that either look or sound quite unusual: the common potoo, the red-capped manakin, the not-to-be-missed birds of paradise, and the kookaburra

🌈 Watch these videos next...

Male Blue Manakins wait in line to impress a female

Rion Nakaya

Slow motion pigeon flight

Rion Nakaya

The Greater Sage-Grouse’s courtship ritual & The Sagebrush Sea

Rion Nakaya

The spectacular common potoo – Planet Paraguay

Rion Nakaya

Roboraptors and the Alarm Call Network

Rion Nakaya

A Lot About Blue Jays with Lesley the Bird Nerd

Rion Nakaya

The surprising alarm-like call of the world’s loudest bird

Rion Nakaya

Birds Of Paradise on Our Planet

Rion Nakaya

How Joe Hutto parents and talks with wild turkeys

Rion Nakaya