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Listen to nature: explore bird wildlife sounds: Sparrows and Finches, Sunbirds and Flowerpeckers (Ploceidae, Fringillidae, Nectariniidae, Dicaeidae)

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Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 10 April 1988, New Forest, Hampshire, England.
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
cagebirds singing German folk tunes, recorded by Jurgen Nicolai, Hessen, Germany.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
aberrant song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 10 May 1988, Kensington Gardens, London, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, 17 June 1989, Ennerdale, Cumbria, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 22 April 1986, Leckhampstead Wood, Buckinghamshire, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
song, recorded by William Thorpe, 1954, England.
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Kaspar Hauser chaffinch (raised in acoustic isolation), recorded by William Thorpe, 7 May 1956, England.
Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
community singing, recorded by Simon Elliott, 4 November 1990, Kielder Forest, Northumberland, England.
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
song, recorded by E Allsopp, 15 July 1967, Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, England.
Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
song, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 29 July 1992, Llangynog, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
calls, recorded by Patrick Sellar, 8 August 1982, Purley, Surrey, England.
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
calls, recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 24 July 1992, Upper Tanat Valley , Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Linnet Acanthis cannabina
flight calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 25 May 1965, Berkshire, England.
Redpoll Acanthis flammea
song during display flight, recorded by William Pedley, 11 July 1975, Salthouse Heath, Norfolk, England.
Reed Bunting Emberzia schoeniclus
song, recorded by William Pedley, 10 July 1973, Buckinghamshire, England.
Seychelles Sunbird Nectarinia dussumieri
song, recorded by Robert Stjernstedt, 8 November 1976, Mahe, Seychelles.
Siskin Carduelis spinus
song, recorded by John B. Fisher, 3 April 1973, Frensham Common, Surrey, England.
Yellow-eyed Canary Serinus mozambicus
song, recorded by David Watts, 3 November 1984, Oliphants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
song, recorded by A. Rex Ashby, 6 July 1985, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England.
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