Audio Recordings

03-08-2012:HYM005:Lake Vouliagmeni original recording:Chukar (Alectoris chukar), bats

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Original recording from AmiBio monitoring station.
HYM005: Lake Vouliagmeni, Hymettus, Athens, Greece
Recording date: 03/08/2012
Recording time: 05:57:03
Species: Chukar (Alectoris chukar), bats
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02-08-2012:HYM005:Lake Vouliagmeni original recording:Feral Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

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Original recording from AmiBio monitoring station.
HYM005: Lake Vouliagmeni, Hymettus, Athens, Greece
Recording date: 02/08/2012
Recording time: 07:11:47
Species: Feral Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Processing: amplification +30dB

HYM005:Lake Vouliagmeni original recording: House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

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Original recording from AmiBio monitoring station.
HYM005: Lake Vouliagmeni
Recording date: 02/08/2012
Recording time: 06:33:38
Species: House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Processing: amplification +30dB

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus, recording 1: single-noted calls; recording 2: agitated and single-noted calls, with European Robin and Eurasian Blackbird. Lake Vouliagmeni holds a cliff breeding population of this synanthrophic and common species.

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European Robin Erithacus rubecula

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European Robin Erithacus rubecula, territorial calls of several birds. The European Robin is a common winter visitor and rare breeding bird of Hymettus.

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Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

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Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula, recording 1: alarm and agitated calls; recording 2: alternative alarm calls of two birds. The Eurasian Blackbird is a common breeder of Attic pine forests and maquis.

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Western Rock-Nuthatch Sitta neumayer

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Western Rock-Nuthatch Sitta neumayer, recording 1: territorial song, with European Robin; recording 2: alternative territorial song. This habitat specialist inhabits the calcareous rocky slopes and cliffs of Hymettus.

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Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

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Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis, recording 1: three different calls; recording 2: alarm (?) call. A wintering bird was found to be present in December 2010 and February 2011 at Lake Vouliagmeni. It represents the first record of the species for the Hymettus.

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Little Owl Athene noctua

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Little Owl Athene noctua, flight calls. This owl is still fairly common in the semi-open areas of Hymettus.

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Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

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Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus, recording 1: two song phrases, with House Sparrow and Black-billed Magpie; recording 2: agitated calls and song phrase of a displaying pair, with European Robin. The species is a fairly numerous breeder of the rock cliffs and buildings.

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Chukar Alectoris chukar

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Chukar Alectoris chukar, agitated flight calls. In the Hymettus the species was introduced as a game bird by hunters. The Chukar's native distribution in Greece comprises most of the Aegean Islands and the north-easternmost Department of Thrace.

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