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Blackbird and robin

Observed: 21st March 2010 By: miked
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blackbird audio
Description:

Sound recording of black bird and robin and some other birds such as geese. Tried to identify which is which in the sonogram but still tricky to see.
http://www.amanita-photolibrary.co.uk/Blackbird_robin_felmersham-100_031...
There is blackbird throughout the recording with odd bits of other species, the blackbird and robin were in adjacent trees and the geese behind me.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

bobthebirder's picture

bird song

Song thrush, not blackbird. Listen to those strident notes, characteristic of song thrush.

Recordings at http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/s/songthrush/index.aspx

and http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/b/blackbird/index.aspx

Bob Ford

miked's picture

Could you add an update to

Could you add an update to the ID, I often get these two mixed up.
Those sound recordings at RSPB sound rather nasty on my PC, as if they have been heavily processed or something and very loud compared to the levels I was using (so blowing off my headphones!)