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Listen to nature: explore wildlife sounds of Southern England and Wales

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Pied Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea). Near Newton Blossomville, Buckinghamshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Reed Bunting (Emberzia schoeniclus). Buckinghamshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). Near Fernhurst, West Sussex, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus). Lynchmere, West Sussex, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin). Wiggonholt, Sussex, England. Recorded by Rod Jervis. Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus). Waltham Brooks, Sussex, England. Recorded by Rod Jervis. Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes). Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England. Recorded by Richard Margoschis. Badger (Meles meles). Akeley, Buckinghamshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus). Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Goldcrest (Regulus regulus). Fernhurst, West Sussex, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti). Somerset, England. Recorded by Philip Radford. Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago). New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Nightingale (Erithacus megarhynchos). Hampshire, England. Recorded by Douglas Bower. Stonechat (Saxicola torquata). New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Skylark (Alauda arvensis). Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur). New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus). Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Gannet (Morus bassanus). Grassholm, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Recorded by Laurence Shove. Rough sea, waves rushing through a narrow gully. Kynance Cove, Cornwall, England. Recorded by Paul Duck. Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos). St Hilary, Cornwall, England. Recorded by Rod Jervis. Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo). Godolphin Woods, Cornwall, England. Recorded by Rod Jervis. Rough sea with heavy surf on large sandy beach after storm. Whitesand Bay, Cornwall, England. Recorded by Paul Duck. <a Common Frogs (Rana temporaria). South Brent, Devon, England. Recorded by Laurence Shove. Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). Staverton Bridge, Devon, England. Recorded by Reg Tassell. Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis). Devon, England. Recorded by Reg Tassell. Raven (Corvus corax). Totnes, Dartington, Devon, England. Recorded by Reg Tassell. Dunnock (Prunella modularis). Devon, England. Recorded by Ron Kettle. Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca). Somerset, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Soprano Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus). Bristol, England. Recorded by Nancy Vaughan. Spanish Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus ibericus). Portland, Dorset, England. Recorded by Dave Willis. Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). Swanage, Dorset, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus). Brownsea Island, Dorset, England. Recorded by Laurence Shove. Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita). Springhead, Dorset, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus). near Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella). Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata). Hampton Ridge, New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula). New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Eurasian Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus). New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis). Hampshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago). New Forest, Hampshire, England. Recorded by A. Rex Ashby. Brent Goose (Branta bernicla). Chichester Harbour, West Sussex, England. Recorded by Rod Jervis. Dawn chorus. Burwash Common, East Sussex, England. Recorded by Phil Riddett. Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus). Old Winchester Hill, Hampshire, England. Recorded by Michael Strand. Little Owl (Athene noctua). Surrey, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis). Surrey, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus). Chobham, Surrey, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Great Tit (Parus major). Brook Wood near Bromley, Kent, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula). Brook Wood, Kent, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula). Brook Wood, Kent, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla). Northwood Hill RSPB reserve, Kent, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Nightingale (Erithacus megarhynchos). Northwood Hill RSPB reserve, Kent, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Linnet (Acanthis cannabina). Berkshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros). Kings Cross, London, England. Recorded by Julian Burcher. Quail (Coturnix coturnix). Hertfordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Common Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus). Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England. Recorded by Nancy Vaughan. Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Storm Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus). Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus). Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Great Tit (Parus major). Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Lady Amherst's Pheasant (Chrysolophus amherstiae). Charle Wood, Bedforshire, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus). Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Avocet (Recurvirostra avocetta). Havergate, Suffolk, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis). Rendlesham, Suffolk, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla). Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Black Panther (Panthera pardus). Banham Zoo, Norfolk, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Woodland dawn chorus. Wicken Wood, Northamptonshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Edible Dormouse (Glis glis). Hazelborough Forest, Northamptonshire, England. Recorded by Reg Genever. Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Rook (Corvus frugilegus). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus). Herefordshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris). Worcestershire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris). Hickling Broad, Norfolk, England. Recorded by Laurence Shove. Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus). How Hill, Norfolk, England. Recorded by Ron Kettle. House Martin (Delichon urbica). Cardiganshire, Wales. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Barn Owl (Tyto alba). Cardiganshire, Wales. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax). Cardiganshire, Wales. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis). Sheringham, Norfolk, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Redpoll (Acanthis flammea). Salthouse Heath, Norfolk, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Estuary atmos. Burnham Overy, Norfolk, England. Recorded by Richard Margoschis. Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra). Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, England. Recorded by E Allsopp. Fallow Deer (Dama dama). Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England. Recorded by Richard Margoschis. Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos). Shropshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. House Sparrow (Passer domesticus). Upper Tanat Valley, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Recorded by Eric & May Nobles. Blackbird (Turdus merula). Tamat Valley, Llangynog, Wales. Recorded by Eric & May Nobles. Thunderstorm. Tanat Valley, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Recorded by Eric & May Nobles. Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis). Llangynog, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Recorded by Eric & May Nobles. Wind. Aberdaron, Braich-y-Pwll, Lleyn, Wales. Recorded by Eric & May Nobles. Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea). Shropshire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Go to Great Britain Map Common Toad (Bufo bufo). Llandrindod Wells, Radnor, Wales. Recorded by Eric & May Nobles. Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs). Kensington Gardens, London, England. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis). Surrey, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Jay (Garrulus glandarius). Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Great Tit (Parus major). Gloucestershire, England. Recorded by Victor Lewis. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Picoides major). Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England. Recorded by William Pedley. Greylag Goose (Anser anser). Newport Pagnell Gravel Pits, Buckinghamshire, England. Recorded by William Pedley.

In addition to the sounds featured in the map, the alphabetical list below contains many more recordings from this region. Click on the name to listen.

Avocet Recurvirostra avocetta
mobbing gulls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 June 1987, Havergate, Suffolk, England.
Badger Meles meles
moving through field, recorded by William Pedley, 19 September 1980, Akeley, Buckinghamshire, England.
Barn Owl Tyto alba
scream, recorded by Victor Lewis, 2 August 1988, Cardiganshire, Wales.
Bewick's Swan Cygnus columbianus
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 1 Janary 1978, Waltham Brooks, Sussex, England.
Black Panther Panthera pardus
growls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 29 September 1986, Banham Zoo, Norfolk, England.
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
song, recorded by Julian Burcher, 21 June 1996, Kings Cross, London, England.
Blackbird Turdus merula
afternoon song, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 9 June 1990, Tamat Valley, Llangynog, Wales.
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, I June 1988, Northwood Hill RSPB reserve, Kent, England.
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 30 October 1977, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England.
Blue Tit Parus caeruleus
song, recorded by William Pedley, 21 April 1968, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England.
Brent Goose Branta bernicla
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 20 Febuary 1981, Chichester Harbour, West Sussex, England.
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 10 April 1988, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 17 February 1980, Waltham Brooks, Sussex, England.
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 4 April 1976, Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England.
Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti
song, recorded by Philip Radford, 26 May 2003, Somerset, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 22 April 1986, Leckhampstead Wood, Buckinghamshire, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
aberrant song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 10 May 1988, Kensington Gardens, London, England.
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
song, recorded by William Pedley, 5 May 1982, Springhead, Dorset, England.
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
song, recorded by Keith F. Betton, 21 May 1977, Bushy Park, Middlesex, England.
Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 20 may 1978, Cardiganshire, Wales.
Coal Tit Parus ater
song, recorded by William Pedley, 13 April 1972, Wicken Wood, Northamptonshire, England.
Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
song and alighting calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 11 May 1972, Herefordshire, England.
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
calls of alarm at nest, recorded by Rod Jervis, 5 May 1980, Godolphin Woods, Cornwall, England.
Common Frogs Rana temporaria
recorded by Laurence Shove, 12 February 1965, South Brent, Devon, England.
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 23 March 1970, Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England.
Common Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus
sonar calls at 45 kHz (time expanded x 10), recorded by Nancy Vaughan, 9 June 1993, Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England.
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 8 May 1974, Shropshire, 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.
Common Swift Apus apus
calls in flight, recorded by William Pedley, 18 July 1978, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England.
Common Teal Anas crecca
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 20 January 1980, Waltham Brooks, Sussex, England.
Common Toad Bufo bufo
calls, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 19 March 1989, Llandrindod Wells, Radnor, Wales.
Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 28 May 1961, Herefordshire, England.
Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 5 June 1964, Herefordshire, England.
Coot Fulica atra
calls and splashing, recorded by William Pedley, 11 February 1970, Cosgrove Broads, Northamptonshire, England.
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
song, recorded by E Allsopp, 15 July 1967, Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, England.
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 9 July 1986, Hampton Ridge, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Dawn chorus
from "Dawn Chorus" CD, recorded by Phil Riddett, 13 June 1998, Burwash Common, East Sussex, England.
Dawn Chorus
recorded by Richard Ranft, 25 May 1998, Ebernoe Common, West Sussex, England.
Dunlin Calidris alpina
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 27 April 1981, Wales.
Dunnock Prunella modularis
calls, recorded by Ron Kettle, Devon, England.
Edible Dormouse Glis glis
recorded by Reg Genever, July 1963, Hazelborough Forest, Northamptonshire, England.
Estuary atmos
recorded by Richard Margoschis, 25 September 1991, Burnham Overy, Norfolk, England.
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris
song, recorded by Laurence Shove, 13 May 1966, Hickling Broad, Norfolk, England.
Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Song and 'gowking' from two males, bubbling calls from distant female, from "British Bird Sounds on CD", recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 22 May 1985, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Fallow Deer Dama dama
from "Wild Britain" CD. Pig-like grunts at night from rutting Fallow Deer bucks, recorded by Richard Margoschis, 27 October 1975, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England.
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 8 December 1974, Leckhampstead Wood, Buckinghamshire, England.
Firecrest Regulus ignicapillus
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 13 April 1976, Wendover Woods, Buckinghamshire, England.
Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 28 June 1978, Sheringham, Norfolk, England.
Gannet Morus bassanus
colony, recorded by Laurence Shove, 18 May 1965, Grassholm, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
song, recorded by Rod Jervis, 10 June 1979, Wiggonholt, Sussex, England.
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 February 1993, Fernhurst, West Sussex, England.
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus
song, recorded by Ron Kettle, 12 May 1991, How Hill, Norfolk, England.
Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
song, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 29 July 1992, Llangynog, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Great Spotted Woodpecker Picoides major
drumming, recorded by William Pedley, 9 April 1978, Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England.
Great Tit Parus major
song, from "Songs of Garden Birds" CD, recorded by William Pedley, 2 March 1974, Leckhampstead Wood, Buckinghamshire, England.
Great Tit Parus major
song, recorded by William Pedley, 17 May 1986, Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, England.
Great Tit Parus major
mobbing calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 6 June 1965, Gloucestershire, England.
Great Tit Parus major
'seee' calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 10 January 1988, Brook Wood near Bromley, Kent, England.
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 1 April 1973, Cosgrove Broads, Northamptonshire, England.
Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
calls, recorded by Patrick Sellar, 8 August 1982, Purley, Surrey, England.
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
calls at nest, recorded by Victor Lewis, 21 April 1974, Herefordshire, England.
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 15 May 1960, Sussex, England.
Grey Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
recorded by Reg Tassell, October 1971, Devon, England.
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 3 June 1977, Shropshire, England.
Greylag Goose Anser anser
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 28 March 1982, Newport Pagnell Gravel Pits, Buckinghamshire, England.
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 27 July 1971, Swanage, Dorset, England.
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
sounds of chick in egg before hatching, recorded by Richard Ranft, 21 May 1986, Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales.
House Martin Delichon urbica
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 9 June 1973, Cardiganshire, Wales.
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
calls, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 24 July 1992, Upper Tanat Valley, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Jackdaw Corvus monedula
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 4 May 1980, Herefordshire, England.
Jay Garrulus glandarius
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 16 October 1977, Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England.
Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 29 June 1981, Herefordshire, England.
Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 26 July 1974, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.
Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 3 May 1992, Charle Wood, Bedfordshire, England.
Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
display song and wingbeats of two males, recorded by Victor Lewis, 27 March 1974, Herefordshire, England.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Picoides minor
drumming, recorded by William Pedley, 8 May 1983, Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, England.
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
alarm calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 25 June 1961, Somerset, England.
Linnet Acanthis cannabina
flight calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 25 May 1965, Berkshire, England.
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 2 June 1967, Surrey, England.
Little Owl Athene noctua
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 20 January 1970, Surrey, England.
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
male calls, recorded by William Pedley, 1976, Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England.
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
female calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 11 October 1992, near Fernhurst, West Sussex, England.
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, May 1986, Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales.
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 29 June 1975, Worcestershire, England.
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
flight calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 22 April 1962, Hampshire, England.
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 February 1993, Lynchmere, West Sussex, England.
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 11 April 1971, Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, England.
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
wings, recorded by Reg Tassell, 11 May 1978, Staverton Bridge, Devon, England.
Nightingale Erithacus megarhynchos
calls, recorded by Philip Radford, 11 June 1970, near Wickwar, Gloucestershire, England.
Nightingale Erithacus megarhynchos
from "British Bird Sounds on CD". Song, recorded by Douglas Bower, June 1973, Hampshire, England.
Nightingale Erithacus megarhynchos
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 27 May 1988, Northwood Hill RSPB reserve, Kent, England.
Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 10 June 1984, near Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England.
Noctule bat Nyctalus noctula
sonar calls heard through a heterodyne detector, recorded by Richard Ranft, 3 June 1986, Brook Wood, Kent, England.
Noctule bat Nyctalus noctula
sonar calls heard at one quarter frequency, recorded by Richard Ranft, 3 June 1986, Brook Wood, Kent, England.
Nuthatch Sitta europaea
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 4 April 1982, Bignor Park, Sussex, England.
Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
crowing, recorded by Victor Lewis, 21 April 1974, Herefordshire, England.
Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
roosting calls and whirring wings, recorded by William Pedley, 11 May 1973, Wicken Wood, Northamptonshire, England.
Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
roosting calls and whirring wings, recorded by Rod Jervis, 8 December 1979, South Stoke, Sussex, England.
Pied Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 4 April 1974, near Newton Blossomville, Buckinghamshire, England.
Quail Coturnix coturnix
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 3 June 1962, Hertfordshire, England.
Raven Corvus corax
calls, recorded by Reg Tassell, 24 October 1971, Totnes, Dartington, Devon, England.
Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
Barking in distance, recorded by William Pedley, 26 December 1983, Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, England.
Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
calls at night, recorded by Richard Margoschis, 16 January 1972, Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England.
Redpoll Acanthis flammea
song during display flight, recorded by William Pedley, 11 July 1975, Salthouse Heath, Norfolk, England.
Redshank Tringa totanus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 12 June 1971, Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England.
Redwing Turdus iliacus
calls, recorded by Patrick Sellar, 11 January 1985, Purley, Surrey, England.
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.
Robin Erithacus rubecula
'tic' call, recorded by William Pedley, 14 October 1973, Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England.
Robin Erithacus rubecula
'seee' call, recorded by Philip Rudkin, 25 May 1980, Shortwood, Oundle, Northamptonshire, England.
Robin Erithacus rubecula
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 February 1993, Fernhurst, West Sussex, England.
Rook Corvus frugilegus
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 4 April 1978, Herefordshire, England.
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 17 January 1988, Bromley, Kent, England.
Rough sea with heavy surf on large sandy beach after storm
recorded by Paul Duck, 28 February 1996, Whitesand Bay, Cornwall, England.
Rough sea, waves rushing through a narrow gully
recorded by Paul Duck, 1 March 1996, Kynance Cove, Cornwall, England.
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
song, recorded by William Pedley, 25 April 1981, Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, England.
Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 June 1987, Havergate, Suffolk, England.
Siskin Carduelis spinus
song, recorded by John B. Fisher, 3 April 1973, Frensham Common, Surrey, England.
Skylark Alauda arvensis
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 13 June 1982, Hampshire, England.
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
song, recorded by Rod Jervis, 15 May 1979, St Hilary, Cornwall, England.
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 9 July 1979, Herefordshire, England.
Soprano Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pygmaeus
sonar calls at 55kHz (time-expanded recording x10 ), recorded by Nancy Vaughan, 24 May 1993, Bristol, England.
Spanish Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus
song, recorded by Dave Willis, 1 May 1999, Portland, Dorset, England.
Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 28 June 1967, Chobham, Surrey, England.
Starling Sturnus vulgaris
song with mimicry, recorded by Victor Lewis, 23 May 1968, Herefordshire, England.
Stock Dove Columba oenas
song, recorded by William Pedley, 6 March 1977, Clifton Spinney, Buckinghamshire, England.
Stonechat Saxicola torquata
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 15 June 1984, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 25 May 1986, Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales.
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
recorded by Ron Kettle, 18 June 1988, Cannon Hill Common, London, England.
The Water Singer Micronecta scholtzi
An aquatic bug stridulating underwater, recorded by Richard Ranft, August 1984, Wimbledon Park, London, England.
Thunderstorm
recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 6 July 1989, Tanat Valley, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 19 April 1992, Rendlesham, Suffolk, England.
Treecreeper Certhia familiaris
calls, recorded by Michael Strand, 8 May 1994, South England, England.
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 4 July 1982, Willen Lake, Buckinghamshire, England.
Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 13 June 1987, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
sharming calls, recorded by Laurence Shove, 30 October 1966, Brownsea Island, Dorset, England.
Wigeon Anas penelope
calls, recorded by Rod Jervis, 21 January 1979, Waltham Brooks, Sussex, England.
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
song, recorded by Michael Strand, 3 May 1995, Old Winchester Hill, Hampshire, England.
Wind
recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 1 May 1989, Aberdaron, Braich-y-Pwll, Lleyn, Wales.
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 13 May 1981, Herefordshire, England.
Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
roding song, recorded by William Pedley, 31 May 1972, Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, England.
Woodland dawn chorus
Wren, Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, Carrion Crow in chorus at 0535 hours, recorded by William Pedley, 17 June 1973, Wicken Wood, Northamptonshire, England.
Woodlark Lullula arborea
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 11 June 1994, Frensham, Surrey, England.
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus
song, recorded by William Pedley, 1977, Leckhampstead Wood, Buckinghamshire, England.
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus
wingbeats, recorded by William Pedley, 26 October 1975, Clifton Spinney, Buckinghamshire, England.
Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, Pinner, Middlesex, England.
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 6 July 1985, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England.
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