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Spermestes cucullata Swainson, 1837

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata BurBenj 2021-07-07 Bakoumba, Lekoko, Haut-Ogooue, Lékoko (Gabon) (600 m) uncertain -

Whole flock feeding in low grassland

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

667407
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Dries Van de Loock 2020-06-09 Kamfinsa Area, Copperbelt Province, Copperbelt (Zambia) (1200 m) adult, call, juvenile -

adult calls at 0:05, 0:07 and 0:08; other calls are juveniles

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

585261
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Rory Nefdt 2014-12-10 Nyari, Nairobi, Nairobi Area (Kenya) (1700 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

206286
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Elias Aristides Elias 2014-09-12 Mile Square Park, Orange (United States) (100 m) call, flight call -

These birds sat silently for a 10-15 minutes. I had to throw things at them to get the to make noises. This recording documents the noises that the flock of 8 made as they flew off in response to me throwing a stick in their direction.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

195341
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata isaac kilusu 2020-09-23 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) call, flight call -

birds flushed in cultivations

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

590640
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Sun Madakan 2020-11-30 Bank of River Benue (near Jimeta), Adamawa, Adamawa (Nigeria) (150 m) call, subsong -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

659643
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Lynette Rudman 2020-04-01 Makana Local Municipality (near Grahamstown), Western District, Eastern Cape, Albany (South Africa) (600 m) call, juvenile, sex uncertain -

A small flock of mainly juvenile Bronze Mannikins twittering on arriving at a seed feeder early in the morning in autumn.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

569692
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata scutata Andrew Spencer 2014-12-14 Gambela, trail from the Metu road to the Baro River, Gambela Peoples (Ethiopia) (460 m) call -

calls from a flock of at least 30-40 birds moving through open, disturbed secondary forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

277723
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Peter Boesman 2018-06-17 Kombo Central, West Coast Region, Western (Gambia) (20 m) call -

Calls of a small group.

425191
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata Rory Nefdt 2012-12-18 Lake Victoria Serena Resort, Kyadondo, Mpigi, Central Region, Uganda (Uganda) (1200 m) call -

Flock in grass at edge of hotel, about 300m from Lake Victoria shoreline

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

116734
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Lynette Rudman 2016-05-04 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (600 m) call -

A small flock of bird seen sunning themselves in a tree in the early morning near a seed feeder in the garden.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

315020
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata Mike Nelson 2012-03-25 Edea, Littoral (Cameroon) (40 m) Call (B) - Several birds moving around in some tall grass next to a restaurant. Frog calling from a well. 98991
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata isaac kilusu 2020-12-07 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

607402
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Pritam Baruah 2018-11-25 Ghion park, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) (2300 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

445070
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Stein Ø. Nilsen 2018-12-21 Iringa, Iringa Region, Iringa (pre-2012) (Tanzania) (1700 m) song -

In garden close to Miombo woodland

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

487553
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Lynette Rudman 2015-09-06 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (600 m) call -

Bird seen calling from a phone wire in a suburb in the early morning.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

278132
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata Rolf A. de By 2015-10-10 Parc national de Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (360 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

372184
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata isaac kilusu 2020-10-27 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) call, flight call -

several birds flushed in open fields with lots of bidens pilosa weeds

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

598348
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Rory Nefdt 2012-05-06 Nyari, Nairobi, Nairobi Area (Kenya) (1700 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

120623
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Anton Pigge 2014-04-18 Durban Metro (near Outer West Durban), Durban Metro, KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) (600 m) call -

Flock of 30 birds in a bush.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

189585
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata Rolf A. de By 2015-10-10 Parc national de Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (360 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

372191
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata Bram Piot 2015-04-11 Parc national de Bamako, Koulikoro (Mali) (360 m) call -

Contact calls from a small group

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

235251
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata Martin St-Michel 2015-03-10 Mwenge, Kyenjojo, Western Region, Kyenjojo (former division) (Uganda) (1500 m) flight call -

Small group feeding on the ground. Habitat: secondary evergreen forest, shrubland, field, papyrus swamp.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

288322
xeno-canto.org
Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata cucullata Bram Piot 2019-01-18 Kantène, Ziguinchor, Casamance, Ziguinchor (Senegal) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

453211
xeno-canto.org
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