30' 40.7" N 01° 06' 47.3" E24 August 2019
Calling song/stridulation from a male Rufous
rufus) in calcareous grassland
on chalk downland at 82 metres.
Fairly loud, rough/grating buzzing (8 elements/sec at ~28°C)
rapidly increasing to maximum volume, repeated
in bursts of up to 7 seconds. This individual repeating
strophes up to four times per minute. Most numerous
orthopteran at this site.