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Asian Glossy Starling Aplonis panayensis
feeding flock, recorded by Chris Hails, Singapore.
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
song, recorded by Julian Burcher, 21 June 1996, Kings Cross, London, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
aberrant song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 10 May 1988, Kensington Gardens, London, England.
Common Swift Apus apus
calls in flight, recorded by William Pedley, 18 July 1978, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England.
Dunnock Prunella modularis
calls, recorded by Ron Kettle, Devon, England.
European Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus
recorded by Laurence Shove, England.
Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
calls, recorded by Patrick Sellar, 8 August 1982, Purley, Surrey, England.
House Martin Delichon urbica
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 9 June 1973, Cardiganshire, Wales.
Redwing Turdus iliacus
calls, recorded by Patrick Sellar, 11 January 1985, Purley, Surrey, England.
Starling Sturnus vulgaris
song with mimicry, recorded by Victor Lewis, 23 May 1968, Herefordshire, England.
Thunderstorm
recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 6 July 1989, Tanat Valley, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
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