Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Tsiknias River mouth, Lesvos,
12' 14.7" N 26° 13' 35.5" E 25
from Tamarisk in low, sparse beach scrub.
composed of strophes of up to seven seconds sung continuously
with brief two second pauses between each. Each strophe
consisting of 'jerky' repetitive cycles (1.4 to 2.1
secs) of scratchy and squeaky elements slurred
together, ending with slightly more musical elements
increasing then decreasing in frequency. Resembling
a fast Reed Warbler in its monotonous delivery.
rate per minute
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