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 Icterine Warbler  Hippolais icterina


 

 Sonogram of Icterine Warbler song

Kavaki, Lesvos, Greece  39 20' 45.1" N  26 10' 15.4" E  24 May 2017

A faster, more continuous version of usual territorial song from an unpaired, passage migrant singing from scrub.

A semi-continuous output of long stropes composed of varying short, repeated phrases (churrs, whistles, squeaks) containing regularly diagnostic squeaky elements.

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    Icterine Warbler

     

    Sonogram of Icterine Warbler song

Song rate per minute

 

 

 

 

Sonogram of Icterine Warbler song

Waide Motell Campsite, Elva, Estonia  58 23' 22.5'' N  26 33' 29.7'' E   25 May 2010h, 0421h

Territorial song of male in secondary growth within mature mixed woodland; sonogram is an excerpt of a much longer recording.

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    Icterine Warbler

     

     

Sonogram of Icterine Warbler song

Teremiski, Bialowieza Forest, Poland  52 44' 24.5'' N  23 45' 35.8'' E   29 June 2009, 0957h

Territorial song of male in birch copse in damp grassland; probably the most manic sounding warbler in the WP!

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    Icterine Warbler

     


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