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  Chaffinch with 3 song types  Fraser Simpson

Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire, Scotland  56 44' 45.8" N  03 32' 49.7" W  7 June 2016

Edited sample of a singing male with three song types, playing A-A-A B-B-B C-C-C.

Of 173 song strophes sung in 20 minutes, 78 were type A (medium, 2.49 sec), 50 type B (long, 2.82 sec) and 45 type c (short, 2.11 sec) with 31 switches between each type.

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    Chaffinch song types

 

 

 


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