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 Cetti's Warbler  Cettia cetti


NCN Route-13/Coldharbour Lane, Rainham Marshes, Essex, England  51° 30' 21.8" N  00° 11' 25.8" W

10:42-11:42h, 11 May 2018

Territorial song from four song posts along a 160 metre linear territory.

Song composed of a single 2.5 sec strophe; frequency range 1.91-8.88 kHz; rate ~1 strophe/min (55 strophes in 60 mins).

Minimum distance of 390 metres travelled in 60 mins.

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Sonogram of Cetti's Warbler song

Embalse de Arrocampo, Extremadura, Spain  39° 50' 17.1" N  05° 41' 03.7" W  16 June 2013

Song - single strope.

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     Sonogram of Cetti's Warbler song

Tsiknias River mouth, Lesvos, Greece  39° 12' 14.7" N  26° 13' 35.5" E  25 May 2017

Territorial dawn song (3-4 strophes per minute - greater output than later in the day) from riverside vegetation. Composed of an sudden, loud, metallic chirping with an introductory double-element, followed by a brief pause, then two phrases of double-elements back-to-back.

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Sonogram of Cetti's Warbler call

Embalse de Arrocampo, Extremadura, Spain  39° 50' 17.1" N  05° 41' 03.7" W  16 June 2013

Calls.

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     Sonogram of Cetti's Warbler song

WWT London Wetland Centre, England  51º 28' 51.48'' N  00º 14' 5.38'' E  30 April 2011

Single strophe of song burst, uttered every 3-5 minutes from waterside alder and bramble scrub.

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 Sonogram of Cetti's Warbler song

WWT London Wetland Centre, England  51º 28' 51.48'' N  00º 14' 5.38'' E  30 April 2011

Single strophe of song burst from the same individual above.

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 Sonogram of Cetti's Warbler song

Parc Natural dels Aiguamolls de L'Empordà, Catalunya, Spain  June 2000

Single burst of territorial song from flooded scrub.

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