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Sonogram of Woodcock flight vocalisations

Bialowieza Forest, Forest, Poland  52 41' 25.0'' N  23 52' 44.6'' E   29 June 2009, 2110h

Advertising vocalisations from a rodding male flying a circuit c400 metres in length. High pitched double 'chi-sik' phrase preceeded two to three low pitched (0.6-1.2 kHz) frog-like notes.

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 Sonogram of Woodcock flight vocalisations

Kindrogan, Perthshire, Scotland  10 June 2008, 0345h

Two phrases of advertising croaks from a roding bird. Original below.

 

 

 

 

 Sonogram of Woodcock flight vocalisations

Kindrogan, Perthshire, Scotland  10 June 2008, 0345h

Two phrases of advertising croaks from a roding bird. No high pitched tsick elements heard as it passed.

 

 

 


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