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 Cinereous Bunting  Emberiza cineracea


  Sonogram of Cinereous Bunting song

Ipsilou Monastery, Lesvos, Greece  39 13' 50.0" N  26 56' 18.4" E  22 May 2017

Territorial song from oak-covered slope of rocky volcanic plug below an ancient monastery.

Song composed of short, similar 1.2 sec strophes repeated at a rate of seven times per minute.

Each strophe composed of nine, slightly metallic-sounding, sharp, dry whistled elements, decreasing in frequency.

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    Sonogram of Cinereous Bunting song

Song rate per minute



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