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Black-faced Woodswallow

Artamus cinereus Vieillot, 1817

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus normani Andrew Spencer 2015-12-31 Hurricane Road, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (340 m) call -

natural vocalization; quiet calls from one of three birds sitting at the top of a tall snag in open dry woodland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

311789
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus melanops Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Eulo Bore, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (190 m) call -

natural vocalizations; calls from two birds perching on tall snags in open mulga woodland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

311792
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Marc Anderson 2016-09-06 Tibooburra, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (170 m) call -

Agitated calls due to nearby Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)

334914
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus melanops Andrew Spencer 2016-01-06 Eulo Bore, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (190 m) call, song -

natural vocalizations; song and calls from a small flock of this species flying over open mulga woodland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

311791
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Marc Anderson 2016-09-06 Tibooburra, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (170 m) call - [sono] 334912
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus melanops Andrew Spencer 2016-01-14 Wanganella area, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (90 m) call -

natural vocalization; calls from a fledged juvenile perched on a fenceline through open, dry plains.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

311794
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Marc Anderson 2016-09-05 Tibooburra, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (180 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

334667
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Eliot Miller 2019-08-23 6638, Daggar Hills AU-WA (-27.9423,117.7821), Mount Magnet, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   178048531
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Fred W. Loetscher, Jr. 1969-02-28 32.0 km S of Walgett, New South Wales, Australia, New South Wales (Australia)   -   16217
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Tayler Brooks 2019-08-21 Karijini Dr, Juna Downs, Western Australia, AU (-22.603, 118.599), Ashburton, Western Australia, Australia, null   - A flock of alarmed birds, having taken flight immediately after a successful attack by a Brown Goshawk on a member of the group. 177401101
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Andrew Spencer 2016-01-06 Paddabilla Bore (aka Eulo Bore), Paroo, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - natural vocalizations; song and calls from a small flock of this species flying over open mulga woodland. 112742661
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Marie Chappell 2019-08-20 6751, Nanutarra AU-WA (-22.5284,116.0568), Ashburton, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   181467471
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Andrew Spencer 2016-01-14 Wanganella 10' Cell, Conargo, New South Wales, Australia, Conargo (Australia)   - Calls from an older fledged juvenile sitting on a fence wire in open grasslands. 100769111
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Eliot Miller 2019-08-20 (-22.5273,116.0593), Ashburton, Western Australia, Australia, null   - Very low-quality recordings of woodswallows, uploading to show variation in calls. 176933431
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Emma Greig 2010-12-13 1.0 km W of Quairading, Western Australia, Australia, Western Australia (Australia)   - 3 woodswallows calling from perch, one flight call toward end of recording. Possibly Masked Woodswallows, but not likely. 75% certainty in ID. ML: 150 Hz high-pass scientific filter applied in Adobe Audition 2014. Other Behaviors: Perch. Habitat: Heathland. 218169
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Marie Chappell 2019-08-20 6751, Nanutarra AU-WA (-22.5284,116.0568), Ashburton, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   181467421
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Tayler Brooks 2019-08-22 Unnamed Road, Newman, Western Australia, AU (-23.083, 118.952), East Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   177406851
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Marie Chappell 2019-08-20 6751, Nanutarra AU-WA (-22.5284,116.0568), Ashburton, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   181467431
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Tayler Brooks 2019-08-23 Diamond Well-Doolgunna Road, Peak Hill, Western Australia, AU (-25.677, 119.178), Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   177409941
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow (White-vented) - Artamus cinereus normani/inkermani Andrew Spencer 2015-12-31 Hurricane Road, Tablelands, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - natural vocalization; quiet calls from one of three birds sitting at the top of a tall snag in open dry woodland. 112742821
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Andrew Spencer 2016-01-07 Paddabilla Bore (aka Eulo Bore), Paroo, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - natural vocalizations; calls from two birds perching on tall snags in open mulga woodland. 112742761
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus melanops Nigel Jackett 2018-07-26 Roebuck Plains Station, Western Australia, Broome (Australia) (10 m) call -

Group of three on edge of plains and shrubland. Calls amplified a touch, with lower frequencies reduced.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

428464
xeno-canto.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Eliot Miller 2019-08-22 (-23.0816,118.9534), East Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia, null   -   177526061
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-faced Woodswallow - Artamus cinereus Eliot Miller 2019-08-20 (-22.5273,116.0593), Ashburton, Western Australia, Australia, null   - Very low-quality recordings of woodswallows, uploading to show variation in calls. 176933451
macaulaylibrary.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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