Can anybody help identify this sound at the beginning of this clip? I was on a moorland around 2000ft in the Yorkshire Dales near Whernside about 1am. I could hear this sound quite a lot for 2-3 seconds at a time but this was the only snatch I managed to record. I thought it was a roding woodcock (hence the filename) but listening online to samples it is nothing like that. Suggestions most welcome. Thank you!
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As context to the environment there were lots of lapwing, curlew and two short eared owls in the area. A couple of photos of the area earlier in the evening.
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