Countryside Birds: An Audio Guide to Bird Sounds of the British Countryside (Unabridged) - The British Library

Countryside Birds: An Audio Guide to Bird Sounds of the British Countryside (Unabridged)

By The British Library

  • Release Date: 2012-04-26
  • Genre: Science & Nature
  • ℗ © 2012 The British Library

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Summary : Countryside Birds: An Audio Guide to Bird Sounds of the British Countryside (Unabridged)

The British countryside is renowned for its natural beauty and diverse wildlife and any walk, whether it be in woodland, wetland or open country, is always accompanied by the varied songs and calls of our birdlife. This identification guide presents the sounds of 65 species that call the British countryside home, from songbirds such as the Yellowhammer, Skylark and Reed Warbler to game birds such as the Pheasant and Red-legged Partridge and birds of prey such as the Kestrel and Buzzard.

Each track includes a spoken introduction giving the name of the species. Track listing: 1. Woodpigeon, Columba palumbus 2. Tawny Owl, Strix aluco 3. Great Spotted Woodpecker, Dendrocopos major 4. Wren, Troglodytes troglodytes 5. Robin, Erithacus rubecula 6. Nightingale, Luscinia megarhynchos 7. Redstart, Phoenicurus phoenicurus 8. Blackbird, Turdus merula 9. Mistle Thrush, Turdus viscivorus 10. Song Thrush, Turdus philomelos 11. Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla 12. Garden Warbler, Sylvia borin 13. Wood Warbler, Phylloscopus sibilatrix 14. Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus collybita 15. Willow Warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus 16. Goldcrest, Regulus regulus 17. Spotted Flycatcher, Muscicapa striata 18. Blue Tit, Cyanistes caeruleus 19. Great Tit, Parus major 20. Coal Tit, Periparus ater 21. Nuthatch, Sitta europaea 22. Jay, Garrulus glandarius 23. Tree Sparrow, Passer montanus 24. Treecreeper, Certhia familiaris 25. Chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs 26. Greenfinch, Carduelis chloris 27. Siskin, Carduelis spinus 28. Red Grouse, Lagopus lagopus 29. Red-legged Partridge, Alectoris rufa 30. Pheasant, Phasianus colchicus 31. Buzzard, Buteo buteo 32. Curlew, Numenius arquata 33. Collared Dove, Streptopelia decaocto 34. Cuckoo, Cuculus canorus 35. Nightjar, Caprimulgus europaeus 36. Green Woodpecker, Picus viridis 37. Skylark, Alauda arvensis 38. Swallow, Hirundo rustica 39. Meadow Pipit, Anthus pratensis 40. Whinchat, Saxicola rubetra 41. Wheatear, Oenanthe oenanthe 42. Whitethroat, Sylvia communis 43. Magpie, Pica pica 44. Jackdaw, Corvus monedula 45. Rook, Corvus frugilegus 46. Carrion Crow, Corvus corone 47. Starling, Sturnus vulgaris 48. Goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis 49. Linnet, Acanthis cannabina 50. Yellowhammer, Emberiza citronella 51. Corn Bunting, Miliaria calandra 52. Greylag Goose, Anser anser 53. Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos 54. Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus 55. Coot, Fulica atra 56. Oystercatcher, Haematopus Ostralegus 57. Redshank, Tringa tetanus; 58. Lapwing, Vanellus vanellus 59. Snipe, Gallinago gallinago 60. Common Sandpiper, Actitis hypoleucos 61. Black-headed Gull, Larus ridibundus 62. Common Gull, Larus canus 63. Sedge Warbler, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 64. Reed Warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus 65. Reed Bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus

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