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 Shore Lark (Horned Lark)  Eremophila alpestris


 

Sonogram of Shore Lark song

Magistervatnet, Finnmark, Norway  70 31' 16.3" N  29 10' 32.5" E  23 June 2019

Song in flight from displaying male above gravel shoreline of tundra lake. Each song strophe (1.4-2.0 sec, many song types) composed of a jerky jangle (7-12 syllables) of short, hesitant whistled elements (up to 18; range 2.4-6.9 kHz) - like a slow, clipped Dunnock song.

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     Sonogram of Shore Lark song

Magistervatnet, Finnmark, Norway  70 31' 16.3" N  29 10' 32.5" E  23 June 2019

Song in flight from displaying male above gravel shoreline of tundra lake. Each song strophe (1.4-2.0 sec, many song types) composed of a jerky jangle (7-12 syllables) of short, hesitant whistled elements (up to 18; range 2.4-6.9 kHz) - like a slow, clipped Dunnock song.

 

 

 Sonogram of Shore Lark calls

Magistervatnet, Finnmark, Norway  70 31' 16.3" N  29 10' 32.5" E  22 June 2019

Calls from an adult on gravel shoreline of tundra lake. Short (0.3 sec), level whistle at 4.4kHz.

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