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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.

Black-headed Gull Bromley-by-Bow
Canada Goose Walthamstow Reservoirs
Eurasian Coot 1 Welsh Harp Reservoir, Hendon
Eurasian Coot 2 Bow Lock
Eurasian Coot 3 Wanstead Park
Herring Gull Walthamstow Reservoirs
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Walthamstow Reservoirs
Mute Swan Walthamstow Reservoirs
Red-breasted Goose London Wetland Centre, Barnes
Water Rail Beddington Farm
     
         
                         
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Mute Swan
Illustration from British Birds in their Haunts by Rev. C.A. Johns.

Classification: Water birds

Common name: Mute Swan

Scientific name: Cygnus olor

Recorded by: Stuart Fisher

Recording date and time: 10.30am

Location: Walthamstow Reservoirs

Description: Feather sounds produced in short flight and landing. One bird in short flight and landing as an other bird approaches and lands, the wings of which produce a faint buzzing sound.

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Additional notes: Recording by Stuart Fisher from xeno-canto Europe. A Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 License applies.