Baby Blackbirds and Our Dogs

  • In reply to Sue J:

    Sue J said:
    Thanks for any thoughts / suggestions as to what is making this sound

    Hi Sue, I reckon that's a Common Quail. I've heard the call many times in Europe but never actually manage to see one.

    Sue J said:
    By the way, we are in south west France, surrounded by fields. The field behind the trees has ripe wheat in it.

    They will be skulking in the wheat fields so very difficult if not impossible to see. Here's a recording.

    Gerard OLIVIER, XC112569. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/112569.

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    Regards,Tony

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  • In reply to TeeJay:

    Hello Tony - YESSSS!!!! Thank you so much. It's been really annoying me. First time we've had them in the field this close to us. They are about to harvest, I hope the quail will be alright.