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 Northern Wheatear  Oenanthe oenanthe


 

  Sonogram of Northern Wheatear song in flight

Creag na Cuinneige, Glen Brerachan, Perthshire, Scotland  56 45' 28.51" N  3 35' 32.91" W  8 June 2016

Song uttered in two separate song flights over rocks at the foot of a steep sheep-grazed slope.

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Sonogram of Northern Wheatear song (perched)

Creag na Cuinneige, Glen Brerachan, Perthshire, Scotland  56 45' 28.51" N  3 35' 32.91" W  8 June 2016

Song uttered from rocks at the foot of a steep sheep-grazed slope.

[File name: wheatear113789ecut1] Click here for the MP3 file


     

     

Sonogram of Northern Wheatear song (perched)

Creag na Cuinneige, Glen Brerachan, Perthshire, Scotland  56 45' 28.51" N  3 35' 32.91" W  8 June 2016

Song uttered from rocks at the foot of a steep sheep-grazed slope. More distant, but more musical whistles.

[File name: wheatear113789ecut2] Click here for the MP3 file


     

     

Sonogram of Northern Wheatear alarm calls

Blencathra FSC, Cumbria, England  54 37' 08" N  003 05' 10" W   11 June 2019

Alarm calls from a female Northern Wheatear with food for fledglings in a Bracken-covered rocky hollow in hillside. Two call types: a downslurred zeep (4.09-5.3 kHz) and a hard, sharp tuk (1.5-7.1 kHz).

[File name: wheatear116174ecut] Click here for the MP3 file


     

     

Sonogram of Northern Wheatear song

Valdeamor, Extremadura, Spain  40 14' 7.04" N  05 50' 30.61" W  15 June 2013

Song given in flight from rocks at c1800 metres.

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