Non-Vocalization: Many Methods to Make Noise



Non-Vocalization: Extra Than One Option to Make Noise

Written by The World In line with Sound

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To speak, People use a larynx, a posh vocal organ. Birds use a syrinx. However some species use different physique components to make sound.

[Ruffed Grouse wing noise]

Physique half: Wings. Species: Ruffed Grouse. 

[Wilson’s Snipe winnowing]

Wings and tail: Wilson’s Snipe.

[Palm Cockatoo]

A tree banged with a stick held in a beak: Palm Cockatoo.

[Magnificent Frigatebird calls]

Inflated throat sacs overwhelmed and rattled with an extended beak: Magnificent Frigatebird.

[Sage Grouse calls]

Lastly, chest Sacs: Sage Grouse.

[Sage Grouse calls]

I am Sam Harnett for The World In line with Sound. We’re teaming up with BirdNote to make an immersive, 70-minute, digital occasion in regards to the sound of birds. Extra data at


Produced by Sam Harnett and Chris Hoff of The World In line with Sound
Senior Producer: John Kessler
Content material Director: Allison Wilson
Producer: Mark Bramhill
Affiliate Producer: Ellen Blackstone
Managing Producer: Conor Gearin
Bird sounds supplied by The Macaulay Library of Pure Sounds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Ruffed Grouse ML 216783 recorded by B. McGuire, Palm Cockatoo ML 201166 recorded by E Grieg,  
BirdNote’s theme was composed and performed by Nancy Rumbel and John Kessler.
© 2022 BirdNote      February 2022      Narrator: Sam Harnett

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