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 Marsh Warbler  Acrocephalus palustris


 

 Sonogram of Marsh Warbler song

Cirkvicny Rybnik, Trebon, Czech Republic   48 59' 11.1'' N  14 44' 58.4'' E   23 June 2016

Territorial song of male on edge of a small reedbed. Lots of mimicry of other species starting with Quail, Blackbird, Jackdaw, Sedge Warbler, Common Tern, Starling...

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Sonogram of Marsh Warbler song

Potamia Valley, Lesvos, Greece  39 12' 44.2" N  26 10' 01.7" E  26 May 2017

Passage migrant singing from an olive grove with dry, barren ground layer, next to a river.

Song composed of a continuous output of phrases of repeated elements at mid-tempo, occasionally speeding up with more excitable phrases, with barely any pauses. Phrases comprised of up to eight repeated elements based on short whistles, wheezes, nasal churrs, squeaky syllables and harder chitts and tacks - seemingly endless variation. Containing mimicry including regular Barn Swallow and Blackbird. Part of a 14 minute recording.

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Sonogram of Marsh Warbler song

Ilmatsalu, Estonia   58 23' 22.5'' N  26 33' 29.7'' E   23 May 2010, 1231h

Territorial song of male in scrub adjacent to reedbed.

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Sonogram of Marsh Warbler song

Bialowieza village, Bialowieza Forest, Poland   52 41' 25.0'' N  23 52' 44.6'' E   29 June 2009, 2100h

Territorial song of male from bankside vegetation along the Narewka River.

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 Sonogram of Marsh Warbler song

Teremiski, Bialowieza Forest, Poland   52 44' 10.2'' N  23 45' 50.3'' E   29 June 2009, 0745h

Territorial song of male in rank, damp grassland dominated by meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria).

 

 

 

 

 Sonogram of Marsh Warbler song

Bialowieza village, Bialowieza Forest, Poland   52 41' 25.0'' N  23 52' 44.6'' E   29 June 2009, 2100h

Territorial song of male from bankside vegetation along the Narewka River.

 

 

 

 


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