Napi Valley, Lesvos,
16' 33.0" N 26° 17' 07.9" E 20
song from dry, rocky hillside.
composed of short 1.1 to 1.3 sec strophes, alternating
between higher and lower frequency series repeated
at a rate of 22 per minute.
strophe differing in type, composed of around 5 to
13 upslurred or downslurred
elements, mainly on a level frequency, ending with a
longer (or 'stretched') terminal element, which
is occasionaly higher or lower in frequency. Double
elements sounding like a single element to the human
ear probably originate from both bronchi in the syrinx. Reminiscent
of Yellowhammer. (Crested Lark in blackground, later