Ozimops norfolkensis     OZNO

Distribution map based on Atlas of Living Australia

The calls are very distinctive, short (4-10 ms) and flat. They are mostly alternating in pitch (about 2 kHz). Here is a very typical sequence:

OnorM000726,161121 00:01:55, Megalong Valley, Google Earth

Here is a recording with a mix of (from left to right) attack phase, focusing buzz, feeding buzz, search phase, attack and then back to search phase.

OnorM000876, 161108 04:07:31, Megalong Valley, Google Earth

Attack phase and the two buzz phases in detail:

Time scale 500 ms

Typical search and attack pulses (from the above recording):

This is the reason why the sound is so distinct and clear. The oscillogram shows a very sharp attack.