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Boulder Chat

Pinarornis plumosus Sharpe, 1876

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.
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Rick Nuttall 1996-12-16 Maleme Dam, Matobo National Park, Matabeleland South Province, Matabeleland South (Zimbabwe) (1300 m) call, song -

A pair of birds (same individuals as in XC455249, but closer here) were vocalizing from an area of large boulders, among woodland / thicket at the base of a granite hill. Both birds were perched on rocks / boulders throughout, and moved around from boulder to boulder while singing and calling. Original recording analogue; converted to digital. Recording modified slightly, using high pass and low pass filtering.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

455251
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Frank Lambert 2015-11-27 Dzalamyama, rocky ridge s of Forst Lodge, Central Region, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1400 m) song -

Calling from mid canopy.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

298686
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Mark Harper 2013-03-27 Save Valley Conservancy, Masvingo (Zimbabwe) (600 m) song -

A pair of birds responded in response to playback of a call and circled us singing.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

129337
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Mark Harper 2013-03-27 Save Valley Conservancy, Masvingo (Zimbabwe) (600 m) song -

A pair of birds responded in response to playback of a call and circled us singing.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

129347
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Gareth K. 2018-12-01 Christon Bank, Mashonaland Central (Zimbabwe) (1400 m) call -

Call and presumed quiet sub-song from a bird (3 birds present at location).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

445836
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Murray Christian 2019-11-08 Lilongwe, Central Region, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1400 m) adult, alarm call, female, male -

A pair of birds alarm calling from a rocky area near the summit of a hill in miombo woodland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

513826
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Niall Perrins 2011-02-28 Mwenezi, Masvingo, Masvingo (Zimbabwe) (550 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

185634
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Gareth K. 2018-11-22 NW of Francistown, Central (Botswana) (1100 m) song - [sono] 446048
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Lynette Rudman 2016-12-10 Francistown, North-East District, North-East (Botswana) (1000 m) song -

Two birds seen hopping on rocks and then sitting in a tree.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

348890
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Rick Nuttall 1996-12-16 Maleme Dam, Matobo National Park, Matabeleland South Province, Matabeleland South (Zimbabwe) (1300 m) call, song -

A pair of birds (same individuals as in XC455251) were vocalizing from an area of large boulders, among woodland / thicket at the base of a granite hill. Both birds were perched on rocks / boulders throughout, and moved around from boulder to boulder while singing and calling. Original recording analogue; converted to digital. Recording modified slightly, using high pass and low pass filtering, as well as slight amplification.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

455249
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Gareth K. 2018-11-21 NW of Francistown, Central (Botswana) (1100 m) call -

Typical contact call between a pair.

446047
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Peter Boesman 2017-12-07 Hills south of Sinda, Eastern province, Eastern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call -

ID certainty 70%. High-pitched call heard after playback of this species.

398185
xeno-canto.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Niall D Perrins 2011-02-28 Boulder Chat koppies, Masvingo, Zimbabwe, null   -   233725971
macaulaylibrary.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Linda R. Macaulay 1/30/1994 Road Between Harare And Mutare, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)   -   79972
macaulaylibrary.org
Boulder Chat - Pinarornis plumosus Keith Blomerley 2007-01-06 North East District, North-East, North-East (Botswana) (1100 m) song -

Singing from a tree.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

204286
xeno-canto.org

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