Lanius senator - Woodchat shrike - Averla capirossa


RECORDING 1
DATE/TIME: 30/june/2008 (6 a.m.) - IDENTIFICATION AND BEHAVIOUR: one pair is perched on the top of a big oak, in a hay field near a small pond. - POSITION: Poderone near Magliano in Toscana, LAT.N 42 36'/LONG.E 11 17'- ALTITUDE: +130 m. - VOCALIZATION TYPE: calls perched. - SEX/AGE: adult bird, sex unknown - COMMENT: I'm approaching the perched birds and they begin to call. Background: Blackcap. Time interval between calls has been reduced. True average interval: 6.3 s (S.D. = 2.9; range = 2.6/12.4; n = 9). - MIC: (P)

RECORDING 2
DATE/TIME: 30/june/2008 (6 a.m.) - IDENTIFICATION AND BEHAVIOUR: the same pair in the same zone as above. One bird flies on the top of a telephone pole and calls several times. It seems alarmed as I am approaching. - POSITION: Poderone near Magliano in Toscana, LAT.N 42 36'/LONG.E 11 17'- ALTITUDE: +130 m. - VOCALIZATION TYPE: Alarm calls. - SEX/AGE: adult bird, sex unknown - COMMENT: Background: Blackcap. Time interval between calls has been reduced. True average interval: 5.1 s (S.D. = 1.9; range = 2.3/7.8; n = 7). - MIC: (P)


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