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 Green Woodpecker  Picus viridis


 

Sonogram of Green Woodpecker yaffle

Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire, Scotland  56 44' 54.4'' N  03 33' 01.9'' W  6 June 2013  09:30

Territorial/advertising 'yaffle'.

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Sonogram of Green Woodpecker calls

Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire, Scotland  56 44' 29.6" N  03 32' 31.6" W  13 June 2017

Calls from adult close to the nest site in lone Sitka Spruce stump in forestry clearfell.

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  Sonogram of Green Woodpecker yaffle

Wanstead Flats, London, England  51 35' 31.0" N  00 13' 37.7" W  26 March 2011  0817h

Territorial/advertising 'yaffle' from mature Sessile Oak copse; note the unusual higher-pitched second and third elements.

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 Sonogram of Green Woodpecker yaffle

Brent Reservoir, London, England  51 34' 36.0'' N  00 14' 44.9'' W  27 March 2011  1023h

Territorial/advertising 'yaffle' from willow in dense scrub; repeated every 30-60 seconds.

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Sonogram of Green Woodpecker yaffle

Sunny Hill Park, London  24 February 2008, 0800h

Territorial 'yaffle' in Cedar, c3 metres from ground; 7 'rings' descending from c2 kHz, ('harmonics' at c4, 6, 8 & 10 kHz

 

 

 

 


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