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 Great Reed Warbler  Acrocephalus arundinaceus


 

 Sonogram of Great Reed Warbler song

Sutlepa Meri, Estonia  59º 02' 03.2'' N  23º 33' 59.0'' E   31 May 2010h, 0446h

Territorial song from Phragmites reedbed - crunchy low pitched syllables followed by higher pitched squeaky syllables (sonogram shows initial nine seconds of a much longer recording).

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    Great Reed Warbler

     

 Sonogram of Great Reed Warbler song

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

Territorial/advertising song from reeds.

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Sonogram of Great Reed Warbler song

Metochi Lake, Lesvos, Greece  39° 13' 29.9" N  26° 11' 25.5" E  15 May 2017

Singing from lake edge of Phragmites, Typha, and Salix.

Song composed of a semi-continuous output of stropes up to 10 seconds, each comprising alternating phrases of 4-6 harsh, grating elements and squeaky higher-frequency elements at a steady tempo.

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    Great Reed Warbler

 Sonogram of Eastern Orphean Warbler song

Song rate per minute

 

 

 

Sonogram of Great Reed Warbler song

Park Palacowy, Bialowieza Forest, Poland  28 June 2000, 2055h

Territorial song delivered from bankside vegetation around the fish ponds; harsh, crunchy phrases alternating with high-pitched squeaky notes.

 

 

 

Sonogram of Great Reed Warbler song

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

Territorial song (not full song) from within Phragmites reedbed - crunchy low pitched syllables followed by higher pitched squeaky syllables (higher pitched Reed Warbler in the background).

 

 

 


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