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Black-and-white Munia

Spermestes bicolor (Fraser, 1843)

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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.
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor poensis Bram Piot 2014-12-13 Obala, Centre, Centre (Cameroon) (550 m) call -

Calls by small flock including adults and juveniles

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

206436
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor poensis Rod Cassidy 2021-01-10 Djomo, Bayanga, Sangha-Mbare, Sangha-Mbaéré (Central African Republic) (380 m) adult, call, sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

614627
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor poensis Andrew Spencer 2015-01-03 Harenna Forest, Oromia (Ethiopia) (2100 m) call -

calls from a small group of this species flying out of a brushy edge of secondary forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

276877
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor poensis Bram Piot 2016-06-04 Symphonies Naturelles, Kinshasa, Kinshasa City (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (300 m) call -

Flock of 15-20 birds, calling constantly. Bronze and Magpie Mannikins were also present in the area.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

320114
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor poensis Mike Nelson 2012-03-26 Campo Ma'an Reserve, Sud (Cameroon) (100 m) Call (B) - several birds in grassy verge habitat next to the road 99047
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor poensis Bram Piot 2012-12-16 Forêt d'Ebogo, Nyong-et-So, Centre (Cameroon) (650 m) call -

Several birds in a field, calling excitedly - alarm call? An Olive-bellied Sunbird also calls in the background (same bird as in XC115028)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

115075
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor bicolor Bram Piot 2018-05-06 Wulki Farm, Careysburg, Montserrado, Montserrado (Liberia) (30 m) call -

Contact calls by small flock in flight

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

413941
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Lonchura bicolor Guido O. Keijl 2015-01-21 Arsi, Oromia, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (Ethiopia) (1900 m) call -

Small flock skulking in undergrowth.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294912
xeno-canto.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Spermestes bicolor Peter G. Kaestner 1977-12-03 LOLWA, Orientale, DR Congo, Orientale (Democratic Republic of the Congo)   -   1210
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-and-white Munia - Lonchura bicolor Kemigisha Harriet Uganda: Magombe Swamp, Uganda (Uganda) calls - quality: average 10642
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Black-and-white Mannikin - Spermestes bicolor Dolly Minis 1987-12-27 2.0 km N of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Côte d'Ivoire (Côte d'Ivoire)   -   41409
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-and-white Mannikin - Spermestes bicolor Peter G. Kaestner 1978-02-25 0.5 km N of LOLWA MISSION; 600KM E KISANGANI, Orientale, DR Congo, Orientale (Democratic Republic of the Congo)   -   1459
macaulaylibrary.org

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