Schoodic Notes

Bird Sounds of Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park

Bird sound recordings: Alder Flycatcher

Alder Flycatcher by Alan Schmierer via CCO 1.0

Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum)

Mnemonics:

rreee-BEEP (1) , free-beer! (1), Free-BEE-ah (2)

Spectrogram:


Song Description:

A 2- or 3-syllable phrase (some mnemonics suggest 2, others 3; see above) sung repeatedly.  As described by Pieplow (2), the 1st syllable is buzzy and upslurred, the 2nd  is highest and loudest, and the 3rd is low and short.

Calls:

See Pieplow (2) for examples of a number of calls such as pwee, breer, dzeer, twitter, pip-pweer, pweew, and peep.

Sound Recordings

Common NameRatingML Cat#Recordist
Alder Flycatcher4.591362201Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher3107795101Gooch
Alder Flycatcher3104822221Kazdan
Alder Flycatcher3104921021Green
Alder Flycatcher3104703761Green
Alder Flycatcher3104703321Green
Alder Flycatcher3186082441Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher3186082421Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher3185773771Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher2165604461Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher2186082381Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher2186415351Sebastianelli
Alder Flycatcher2104708111Gooch
Alder Flycatcher2104921041Green
Alder Flycatcher2104921031Green

Resources:

Additional Bird Recordings

Alder Flycatcher | American Crow | American Goldfinch | American Redstart | Belted Kingfisher | Black-and-white Warbler | Black-capped Chickadee | Black-throated Green Warbler | Blackburnian Warbler | Blue Jay | Blue-headed Vireo | Broad-winged Hawk | Brown Thrasher | Canada Goose | Cedar Waxwing | Chipping Sparrow | Common Nighthawk | Common Raven | Common Yellowthroat | Dark-eyed Junco | Downy Woodpecker | Eastern Phoebe | Eastern Wood-Pewee | Golden-crowned Kinglet | Gray Catbird | Hairy Woodpecker | Hermit Thrush | Herring Gull | Lincoln’s Sparrow | Magnolia Warbler | Northern Flicker | Northern Parula | Northern Saw-whet Owl | Osprey | Ovenbird | Purple Finch | Red Crossbill (type 10) | Red-breasted Nuthatch | Red-eyed Vireo | Red-winged Blackbird | Ruffed Grouse | Savannah Sparrow | Song Sparrow | Swainson’s Thrush | Swamp Sparrow | White-throated Sparrow | Winter Wren | Wood Duck | Yellow Warbler | Yellow-bellied Flycatcher | Yellow-rumped Warbler


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