Just heard a bird calling in my garden that I've not heard before. The song appears to be three notes in quick succession, then a long pause before repeating it. The tone of the notes sounded almost electronic, like a beep, and if I listened closely the final beep of each 3 note phrase sounded a little lower than the first two in pitch. I managed to get a very short clip of it as the app I used got rid of the rest. In this clip the bird paused a bit before the final note - usually it just beeped three times without pausing.
Here's the call:
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Any ideas what it was? I live in Somerset but as said before, I've never heard this call before.
Even from a 1 sec clip it sounds to me like an alarm call of a Robin. Here's a longer clip for you to compare.
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I'm with the others, a robin alarm call
For comparison, listen to the link below
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