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 Wood Warbler  Phylloscopus sibilatrix


 

Sonogram of a Wood Warbler song

Taevakoja, Estonia  58 06' 32.9" N   27 02' 48.3" E  25 May 2010  0635h

Song composed of distinctive accelerating trill, starting with hesitant elements (countable by ear), gradually decreasing in frequency to a rapid finish (uncountable to the ear).

Singing 1.5 metres from the ground in understory of rowan/elm saplings.

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Sonogram of a Wood Warbler song

Kindrogan, Perthshire, Scotland  56 45' 08.3" N  03 33' 56.7" W  11 June 2014

Two song types: more common trill (84% of songs in this bird), and less common tew-tew-tew (16%).

Common song composed of distinctive accelerating trill, starting with hesitant elements (countable by ear), gradually decreasing in frequency to a rapid finish (uncountable to the ear).

Second song type composed of musical, downslurred elements (at 28 secs in this recording).

Singing from tree-fall area in a spruce plantation bordering sycamore/beech trees.

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Sonogram of Wood Warbler song

Mezni Louka, Hrensko, Czech Republic  18 June 2016

Song composed of distinctive accelerating trill gradually decreasing in frequency to a rapid finish: note differences with other birds recorded on this page.

Singing 2 metres from the ground in the lower branches of a spruce in mixed spruce/oaks forest.

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Sonogram of Wood Warbler song

Grodek, Bialowieza Forest, Poland  52 41' 05.9''  23 49' 40.1'' E   28 June 2009, 0515h

Single verse/strophe of territorial song from a bird singing in mixed beech woodland; crescendo of elements decreasing in frequency.

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Sonogram of Wood Warbler song

Zebra Zubra, Bialowieza Forest, Poland  52 42' 33.0'' N  23 47' 52.5'' E   28 June 2009, 1000h

Alternative territorial song from a bird singing in mixed beech woodland; piping notes.

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