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African Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
"Alex" in conversation with keeper, recorded by Martin Kurzik, USA.
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
cagebirds singing German folk tunes, recorded by Jurgen Nicolai, Hessen, Germany.
Cattle
bullocks mooing, recorded by William Pedley, 21 April 1973, Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.
Cockerel
crowing, recorded by Richard Ranft, June 1989, Ennerdale, Cumbria, England.
Domestic cat
greeting and purr, recorded by Phil Riddett, 16 January 1996, Kent, England.
Domestic Pigs
grunts and snorts, recorded by Richard Ranft, Blackdown, West Sussex, England.
Foxhounds
howls, recorded by John Paterson, Hampshire, England.
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
calls, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 24 July 1992, Upper Tanat Valley, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Sheep
recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 20 May 1989, Aberdaron, Wales.
Silkworms Bombyx mori
recorded by Eiji Ohya, 1 October 2004, Morioka, Japan.
Sparkie Williams Melopsittacus undulatus
talking, recorded in England.
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