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"Sea Cliffs" with Kittiwakes and Fulmars
from "Wild Britain" CD, recorded by Richard Margoschis, 9 May 1990, Bempton, North Yorkshire, England.
Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 1 Janary 1978, Waltham Brooks, Sussex, England.
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 30 October 1977, Newport Paginell, Buckinghamshire, Scotland.
Brent Goose Branta bernicla
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 20 Febuary 1981, Chichester Harbour, West Sussex, England.
Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 20 may 1978, Cardiganshire, Wales.
Common Gull Larus canus
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 4 June 1978, Morayshire, Scotland.
Dunlin Calidris alpina
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 27 April 1981, Wales.
Estuary atmos
recorded by Richard Margoschis, 25 September 1991, Burnham Overy, Norfolk, England.
Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 28 June 1978, Sheringham, Norfolk, England.
Greenshank Tringa nebularia
song and calls, recorded by William Sinclair, 3 May 1975, West Sutherland, Scotland.
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 27 July 1971, Swanage, Dorset, England.
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
calls, recorded by G Patchett, 10 June 1972, Walney Island, Barrow in Furness, England.
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, May 1986, Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales.
Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 June 1987, Havergate, Suffolk, England.
Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 25 May 1986, Skokholm, Dyfed, Wales.
Wind
recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 1 May 1989, Aberdaron, Braich-y-Pwll, Lleyn, Wales.
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