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Listen to nature: explore bird wildlife sounds: Waders and Gulls

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Avocet Recurvirostra avocetta
mobbing gulls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 14 June 1987, Havergate, Suffolk, England.
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 30 October 1977, Newport Paginell, Buckinghamshire, Scotland.
Common Gull Larus canus
calls, recorded by Victor Lewis, 4 June 1978, Morayshire, Scotland.
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.
Curlew Numenius arquata
calls, recorded by G Patchett, 25 April 1973, Great Timble, Otley, West Yorkshire, England.
Dunlin Calidris alpina
song, recorded by Victor Lewis, 27 April 1981, Wales.
Greenshank Tringa nebularia
song and calls, recorded by William Sinclair, 3 May 1975, West Sutherland, Scotland.
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
sounds of chick in egg before hatching, recorded by Richard Ranft, 21 May 1986, Skokholm Island, Dyfed, Wales.
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 27 July 1971, Swanage, Dorset, England.
Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
display song and wingbeats of two males, recorded by Victor Lewis, 27 March 1974, Herefordshire, England.
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
calls, recorded by G Patchett, 10 June 1972, Walney Island, Barrow in Furness, 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.
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
calls, recorded by William Pedley, 25 June 1973, Cley Marshes, Norfolk, England.
Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
roding song, recorded by William Pedley, 31 May 1972, Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, England.
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