Bird calls / bird song
To me the songs of Western Bristlebirds sound rather more wistful than those of Eastern Bristlebirds - this might be because of where they live, dense, dwarf heaths and wide open spaces. These four samples are all of song (territorial advertisement). In sample 059-200 both male and female are singing, mostly as an antiphonal duet with the female adding a final phrase to the male's song. Antiphonal duets occur in all three species of bristlebird. In sample 041-100 only the male is singing, two variations. In sample 041-200 another male with three variations and likewise for sample 041-300.
|520 Western Bristlebird 059-200|
|520 Western Bristlebird 041-100|
|520 Western Bristlebird 041-200|
|520 Western Bristlebird 041-300|