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 Whimbrel  Numenius phaeopus


 

 Sonogram of Whimbrel song

Nyrud, Finnmark, Norway  69 08' 25.5" N  29 13' 36.3" E  20 June 2019  03:58h

Territorial/advertising song from a distant Whimbrel in display flight.

Song composed of a series of rising purring trills (1.20-1.99 kHz) before breaking out into a level, sustained bubbling trill (composed of two distinct trills at 1.62 and 1.97 kHz) lasting up to nine seconds.

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Sonogram of Whimbrel calls

Rainham Marshes, Essex, England  51 29' 15.35'' N  00 13' 22.7'' E   29 Apr 2017

Calls from two birds flying over the river at Aveley Bay.

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Sonogram of Whimbrel calls in flight at night

Purfleet, Essex, England  51 28' 52.62'' N  00 13' 56.11"' E   25 Apr 2020  [nocmig recording]

Calls from a Whimbrel in flight at night at 03:33. Around 16-20 elements in 1.4-1.7 sec at 1.6-2.3 kHz.

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