Alpine Accentor Singing

Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris), typical foraging and singing on the ground (Germany, Bavaria, September 2016). Singing: 00:59-01:23. Background: calls.

Male and female look alike. They have greyish-brown-black plumage with rusty sides and white marks on tail and wings. The throat is white with black spots. The beak shows a bright yellow base.

They feed on insects, spiders and seeds.

Alpine Accentors use to sing from the ground or during short flights.