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 Temminck's Stint  Calidris temminckii


 

 Sonogram of Temminck's Stint song

Geatnjajarvi, Finnmark, Norway  70 30' 47.4" N  29 04' 10.9" E  21 June 2019

Song uttered in hovering display flight, just a few metres above the ground.

Composed of a continuous reeling (over two minutes on this occasion) of ~32 elements/sec, uttered in two distinct frequency bands - half at 3.8 kHz, and half at 5.1 kHz, both increasing and decreasing in waves.

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