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Black-headed Bunting

Emberiza melanocephala (Scopoli, 1769)

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-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Harry Hussey 2017-06-10 Ordubad, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Ordubad (Azerbaijan) (3200 m) song -

Crystallised song from a male.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

417229
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Marco Dragonetti 2014-06-21 Comuna Dobromir, Județul Constanța, Constanța (Romania) (170 m) male, song -

Check www.birdsongs.it (my website). The bird was perched on the top of a small tree near a turnip field.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

331091
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Georg Rüppel 2017-06-15 Steppe between Kavarna and Balgarevo, Dobrich (Bulgaria) (100 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

382010
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Arne Thelin 2016-05-27 Gradska opština Golubovci, Podgorica, Podgorica (Montenegro) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

320783
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Arne Thelin 2016-06-07 Podgorica, Gradska opština Tuzi, Podgorica, Podgorica (Montenegro) (70 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

320439
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Mehmetunlu 2017-06-18 Yahyalı, Kayseri, Kayseri (Turkey) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

417844
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Fernand DEROUSSEN 2009-06-03 Kvemo Kartli, Kvemo Kartli (Georgia) (750 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

132763
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Patrik Åberg 2017-04-08 Arzanjan, Tashk, Fars Province, Fars (Iran) (1600 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405242
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Lars Lachmann 2014-06-23 Ovacık, Kemer, Antalya Province, Antalya (Turkey) (1000 m) song -

singing male, the bird first sang a strophe some distance away, then sang a second strophe in song flight right past the microphone (therefore this strophe comparatively loud), then sang more strophes further away

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188057
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Tero Linjama 2007-05-23 Demirkazık, Çamardı, Nigde, Nigde (Turkey) (1400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

350515
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Nikolay Sariev 2016-05-04 Zlatinata, Strelcha, Pazardzhik Province, Pazardzhik (Bulgaria) (460 m) male, song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

625467
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Roberto Lerco 2015-07-04 Bosco Chiesanuova, Verona, Veneto, Verona (Italy) (1500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

255195
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala maudoc 2017-05-04 Loutros, Evros, Evros (Greece) (50 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

369724
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Marco Dragonetti 2014-06-21 Comuna Cogealac, Județul Constanța, Constanța (Romania) (120 m) male, song -

Check www.birdsongs.it (my website). One male bird sings on top of a turnip plant.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

331089
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Francesco Sottile 2018-06-11 Momperone, Provincia di Alessandria, Piedmont, Alessandria (Italy) (420 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

420095
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala melanocephala Dare Šere 2015-05-31 Kolan, Općina Pag, Zadarska županija, Zadarska (Croatia) (30 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

252899
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Lars Lachmann 2014-06-23 Ovacık, Kemer, Antalya Province, Antalya (Turkey) (1000 m) song -

same recording as XC188057, but without the comparatively louder second strophe, enabling to hear the other strophes in good volume

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188058
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Marco Dragonetti 2014-06-21 Comuna Dobromir, Județul Constanța, Constanța (Romania) (170 m) call, male, song -

Check www.birdsongs.it (my website). One male bird sings on top of a deciduous tree at the border of a cereal field.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

331090
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Michele Peron 2014-05-10 Lesbos Prefecture (near Petra), North Aegean, Egeo, Lesbos (Greece) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

178468
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Arne Thelin 2016-05-27 Golubovci Urban Municipality, Podgorica, Podgorica (Montenegro) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

320463
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Roberto Lerco 2015-07-04 Bosco Chiesanuova, Verona, Veneto, Verona (Italy) (1500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

255196
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Jerome Fischer 2014-04-26 Lesbos Prefecture, North Aegean, Egeo, Lesbos (Greece) (0 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

176952
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala vir joshi 2013-01-30 saldi pond , Amreli (India) (110 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

120756
xeno-canto.org
Black-headed Bunting - Emberiza melanocephala Stuart Fisher 04-05-2007 Ayvalık , Balikesir (Turkey) (45 m) calls & quiet song (A) -   25790
xeno-canto.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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