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General London wildlife

A collection of recordings made around London of birds, mammals and insects. Special thanks to xeno canto recordist Stuart Fisher for kindly allowing many of his recordings to be included here.

Abbey Wood squirrels Lesnes Abbey Woods
Angry grey squirrel Pinner Nower Hill Pinner
Common Pipistrelle 1 Ladywell Fields
Dark Bush Cricket ultrasound Leg o' Mutton reservoir, Barnes
Daubenton’s bat sonar Leg o' Mutton reservoir, Barnes
Flying ants Rainham Rainham Marshes
Leislers bat sonar Barnes Wildlife Wetland Centre, Barnes
Nunhead foxes Near Nunhead railway station
Soprano Pipistrelle sonar Barnes Wildlife Wetland Centre, Barnes
Soprano Pipistrelle swarm Leg o' Mutton reservoir, Barnes
West Ham fox cubs West Ham cemetery
     
         
                         
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Soprano Pipistrelle

Classification: Mammals and other animals

Common name: Soprano Pipistrelle

Scientific name: Pipistrellus pygmaeus

Recorded by: IM Rawes

Recording date and time: 22 September 2010, 8pm

Location: Leg o' Mutton reservoir, Barnes

Description: Up to a dozen Soprano Pipistrelle bats fly just above a path alongside the Leg o' Mutton reservoir.

Technical guff: Mono. Heterodyne bat detector at 55kHz and Edirol R09-HR digital recorder.

Additional notes: None.