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Miked's 130th spot submitted on 1st May 2009

Observed: 1st May 2009 By: miked
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Description:

at 06.15 birdsong at stockgrove country park
http://www.amanita-photolibrary.co.uk/stockgrove.mp3

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Greta tits wake me up every

Greta tits wake me up every morning at the moment with their incessant calls in our garden. The call was described to me once as "That's the great tit pumping up its bicycle tyres". Your recording is a little different and doesn't fit this description quite so well. I wonder why that is? Are there dialects?

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

miked's picture

I think great tits have

I think great tits have several different calls depending on what they are up to.

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Mine must be signing the

Mine must be singing a 'wake-up call'.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)