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Avocet Recurvirostra avocetta
mobbing gulls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 June 1987, Havergate, Suffolk, England.
Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti
song, recorded by Philip Radford, 26 May 2003, Somerset, England.
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 2 June 1988, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
bleating, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 22 May 1987, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris
song, recorded by Laurence Shove, 13 May 1966, Hickling Broad, Norfolk, England.
Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
display song and wingbeats of two males, recorded by Victor Lewis, 27 March 1974, Herefordshire, England.
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 29 June 1975, Worcestershire, England.
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
calls, recorded by William Sinclair, 4 June 1991, Dornoch, Loch Fleet, Sutherland, Scotland.
Redshank Tringa totanus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 12 June 1971, Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England.
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
song, recorded by Tom Cosburn, 9 May 1999, Kortright Conservation Area, Ontario, Canada.
Reed Bunting Emberzia schoeniclus
song, recorded by William Pedley, 10 July 1973, Buckinghamshire, England.
Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
song, recorded by Michael Strand, 7 May 1995, Frensham Little Pond, Surrey, England.
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 25 June 1973, Cley Marshes, Norfolk, England.
Sarus Crane Grus antigone
display, recorded by Ben Coffey, 20 March 1973, Bharatpur, Rhajasthan, India.
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
song, recorded by William Pedley, 25 April 1981, Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, England.
Shoveler Anas clypeata
calls, recorded by Tom Cosburn, 23 March 1979, Ding Darling Bird Sanctuary (25 W, 82 N), Florida, USA.
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
sharming calls, recorded by Laurence Shove, 30 October 1966, Brownsea Island, Dorset, England.
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
calls, recorded by Richard Ridgway, 9 April 1979, Co Cork, Ireland.
Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai
song, recorded by Tom Gullick, 8 March 1998, Santo Tomas, Zapata Swamp, Cuba.
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