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 Pied Flycatcher  Ficedula hypoleuca


 

  Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Taevakoja, Estonia  58 06' 31.2" N   27 03' 10.3" E  25 May 2010  10:13h

Singing in a sunlit spruce glade, c10 metres up, sometimes down to 2 metres.

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 Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Kuttura, Inari, Finland  68 23' 18.4" N  27 02' 13.3" E  18 June 2019

Territorial/advertising song from Pied Flycatcher. Many song types sung with immediate variety. Song composed of 1.9-2.5 sec strophes of 9-13 up- or down-slurred syllables (of up to 20 elements, range 2.0-7.3 kHz) delivered in a jerky rhythm with usually two distinct phrases.

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  Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire, Scotland  56 44' 54.3'' N  03 32' 55.1'' W  11 June 2012  06:12h

Singing c3 metres up in an ash in open oak parkland.

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Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Wood of Cree, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland  55 00' 39.4'' N  04 31' 34.2'' W  15 May 2010, 15:07h

Territorial song from oak/hazel woodland; 9 to 10 phrases per minute.

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    Three strophes of territorial song from the same bird with a one minute period

All other strophes were drowned out by a singing Chaffinch

 

 

 Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Knockdolian, Ayrshire, Scotland  May 2001

Single territorial song verse/strophe.

 

 

 

 

Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Knockdolian, Ayrshire, Scotland  May 2001

Single territorial song verse/strophe.

 

 

 

 

Sonogram of Pied Flycatcher song

Knockdolian, Ayrshire, Scotland  May 2001

Single territorial song verse/strophe.

 

 

 


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