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BRETT WESTWOOD'S GUIDE TO BIRDSONG
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An audio guide to the songs of some of the most common British birds.

Download these recordings to your mp3 player and match the songs you hear in your garden or on a country walk.

Our thanks to wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson who kindly provided some of the sounds.

PC users should right-click 'MP3 download' and select 'Save Target As...' to download a file. Mac users should press Control and click.

Blackbird Blackbird


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Blackcap, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk Blackcap


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Blue Tit Blue Tit


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an image of a bullfinch. Bullfinch



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Cetti's Warbler, copyright owned by RSPB. Cetti's Warbler


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Chaffinch, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk Chaffinch


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Chiffchaff Chiffchaff


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Coal Tit Coal Tit


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Collared Dove Collared Dove


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Common Sandpiper, copyright owned by RSPB. Common Sandpiper


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Coot, copyright owned by BBC. Coot


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an image of a Crossbill, copyright Tommy Holden/BTO. Crossbill



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Curlew, copyright owned by Tom Marshall, RSPB. Curlew


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Dipper, copyright owned by RSPB. Dipper


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Dunnock, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk Dunnock


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Garden Warbler, copyight Derek Belsey/BTO. Garden Warbler


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Goldcrest, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Goldcrest


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Grasshopper Warbler, copyright owned by RSPB. Grasshopper Warbler


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Great Tit Great Tit


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Grey Wagtail, copyright owned by RSPB. Grey Wagtail


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an image of a fieldfare, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Fieldfare



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an image of a goldfinch. Goldfinch



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an image of a greater spotted woodpecker. Greater Spotted Woodpecker



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Greenfinch Greenfinch


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Jackdaw, copyright Jill Pakenham/BTO. Jackdaw


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Jay, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Jay


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Kingfisher, copyright owned by BBC. Kingfisher


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Lapwing, copyright owned by RSPB. Lapwing


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an image of a lesser spotted woodpecker. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker



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Little Grebe, copyright owned by RSPB. Little Grebe


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an image of a long_tailed_tit, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Long Tailed Tit



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Mallard, copyright owned by BBC. Mallard


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Moorhen, copyright owned by RSPB. Moorhen


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Mistle Thrush, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk Mistle Thrush


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Nightingale, copyright Derek Belsey/BTO. Nightingale


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an image of a Nuthatch. Nuthatch



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an image of a Pied Flycatcher, copyright Tommy Holden/BTO. Pied Flycatcher



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Redshank, copyright owned by RSPB. Redshank


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an image of a Redstart, copyright Derek Belsey/BTO. Redstart



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an image of a redwing, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Redwing



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Reed Warbler, copyright owned by RSPB. Reed Warbler


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Robin Robin


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Sedge Warbler, copyright owned by RSPB. Sedge Warbler


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an image of a siskin. Siskin



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Snipe, copyright owned by RSPB. Snipe


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Song Thrush Song Thrush


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Sparrowhawk, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Sparrowhawk


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Spotted crake, copyright owned by RSPB. Spotted Crake


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an image of a swallow. Swallow



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an image of a swift. Swift



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an image of a Tawny Owl. Tawny Owl



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Teal, copyright owned by RSPB. Teal


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an image of a Treecreeper, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Treecreeper



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Water Rail, copyright owned by RSPB. Water Rail


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Wigeon, copyright owned by RSPB. Wigeon


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Willow Warbler, copyright owned by Blueskybirds.co.uk. Willow Warbler


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an image of a wood pigeon Wood Pigeon



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an image of a Wood Warbler, copyright Derek Belsey/BTO. Wood Warbler



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Wren Wren


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