Guide to North American BirdSongs

Guide to North American Bird Songs and Sounds

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Complex sounds or songs, where pitch and note quality change in the course of the song or between phrases of the song. This category includes warbles, phrased songs and songs introduced by notes or calls.


Song issued as phrases, separated by discrete pauses. These include songs introduced by notes or chips, and songs introduced or ended by one or a few notes that differ from the rest of the song.
Song issued as a continuous series of notes, with no obvious pauses.