Sounds of the Dark-eyed Junco
Shortcut: Ringing telephone trill
Song: Male's song is a simple musical trill, sometimes likenend to the sound of a ringing telephone.
Call: Calls include a nasal kew-kew-kew-kew and a buzzy zeet, given during social interactions, and a smacking tick, given when the nest is threatened.
Bird songs copyright 2011 by Lang Elliott. Song descriptions adapted from the book Common Birds and Their Songs (Lang Elliott, 1998: Houghton Mifflin Company) and other material by Lang Elliott. Contact: Nature Sound Studio. Photographs copyright 2011 by Brian Small and Robert Royse. All rights reserved.