338. Notes on the vocalizations of Eastern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris mediocris)

Peter F. D. Boesman
2016 Ornithological Notes  
In the following we briefly analyze and compare voice of the different races of Eastern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris mediocris). We also try to quantify the extent of any vocal differences using the criteria proposed by Tobias et al. (2010) , as a support for taxonomic review. We have made use of sound recordings available on-line from Xeno Canto (XC) and Macaulay Library (ML). nominate (n=7): song seemingly is a very rapid twinkling series of notes (rather monotonous at a fairly stable
more » ... a fairly stable high pitch), sometimes introduced with a few separate notes or a chatter. Some examples:
doi:10.2173/bow-on.100338 fatcat:gd4wq7dyv5dspadny46y7cyglq