Monday, August 10

Swallow and Swift calls

All the following are by birds in flight, unless noted.

Barn Swallow, vwit and stutter calls near nest site (June, NJ).












Barn Swallow vwit call followed by alarm calls (Aug, NJ).

alarm call









Tree Swallow, various calls, primarily by a male at or close to a nestbox, with a female and other birds in attendance (Apr, PA).


gurgle at 3s (to right)

clear note at 11s

hoarse notes at 12s

raspy calls at 20s

chirps at 23s

chatter at 28s

tick calls at 88s


Several birds in flight (Apr, PA).


Raspy aggression calls made at the bottom of a dive at an intruder close to nest site (Apr, PA).











Interaction between two Tree Swallows in flight (July, NJ).












A flock of Cliff Swallows with churr notes, squeaky calls at about 40 seconds, and the alarm call near the end of the recording (May, ND).

churr










squeaky calls










Cliff Swallow alarm calls (May, ND).












Northern Rough-winged Swallow, calls perched at prospective nest site (Apr, PA)











Birds in flight (June, PA)











Bank Swallow flight calls (May, NJ).





















alarm and flight calls (May, NJ)











Purple Martin calls (May, DE).

cheeur calls by birds at martin house







buzzy bzeet in flight








calls at 23s










Buzzy calls by single bird calling in flight before dawn (July, NJ).











Chimney Swift (June, NJ).

1 comment:

J.R.Poulter/J.R.McRae said...

Thank you for your post. I needed the swallow calls as a comparison point.