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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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Eurasian Coot
Illustration from British Birds in their Haunts by Rev. C.A. Johns.

Classification: Water birds

Common name: Eurasian Coot

Scientific name: Fulica atra

Recorded by: Stuart Fisher

Recording date and time: 6/7/2009, 6.30pm

Location: Wanstead Park

Description: Calls of large chicks. Ssp: atra. Calls in anxiety of one large chick being chased by a sibling.

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