River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis), Ham Wall Nature Reserve, Somerset, 4th June 2021 [Sound Devices 702 recorder; Telinga ‘Stereo DAT’ microphone in parabolic dish]. Five short and two longer bouts of song. The quiet introductory croaking notes are very hard to hear on this recording.
Background includes: Indian Peafowl, Gadwall, Moorhen, Coot, Water Rail, Reed Warbler, Marsh Frog, distant dog, distant humans and distant road noise.
For comparison, Savi’s Warbler can be heard at https://soundcloud.com/darrylspittle/savis-warbler-newport-wetlands-reserve and https://soundcloud.com/darrylspittle/savis-warbler-newport-wetlands-reserve-ii and a snippet of Grasshopper Warbler at https://soundcloud.com/darrylspittle/grasshopper-warbler-newport.
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