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 Snow Bunting  Plectrophenax nivalis


 

 Sonogram of Snow Bunting song

Båtsfjordfjellet, Finnmark, Norway  70° 31' 57.7" N  29° 17' 39.6" E  23 June 2019

Territorial song from snow-covered scree and boulder fields on mountain slope.

Song composed of 2.6 sec strophes repeated around 5-6 times per minute. Each strophe a jangle of musical pure tone elements, some up- or down-slurred (range 2.0-6.0 kHz). Elements 2, 3, 4 and 5 repeated twice in each strophe. Only a single song type heard from this bird.

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