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 Calandra Lark  Melanocorypha calandra


 

Sonogram of Calandra Lark aerial song

Marismas del Barbate, Andalucia, Spain  36 10' 28.6" N  05 53' 34.6" W  17 April 2015

Territorial/advertising song; continuous, melodious outpouring produced in display flight over coastal grassland.

Contains mimicry from several species.

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    Calandra Lark 1

  

Sonogram of Calandra Lark perched song

Marismas del Barbate, Andalucia, Spain  36 10' 28.6" N  05 53' 34.6" W  16 April 2015

Territorial/advertising song from a perched bird; varied output of clear, strident/piercing whistles with occasional chirps and wheezes.

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    Calandra Lark 2

  

 Sonogram of Calandra Lark calls

Marismas del Barbate, Andalucia, Spain  36 10' 28.6" N  05 53' 34.6" W  16 April 2015

Calls from a bird in flight. Two types: shrill tree elements followed by rolling, electrical-like buzzes.

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    Calandra Lark 3

  

 


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