Hello - I have a question about people attributing words to birdsong. I know that people sometimes say that the yellowhammer's song sounds like 'A little bit of bread and no cheese' - does anyone know of any other examples? I'd be interested in any answers - often used, or just 'family lore'. Thanks.
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In reply to Alan.:
Morning Pete, if you google Bird Song Mnemonics you may be able to find some examples; so far I've only found the American versions !! HERE
A couple for UK are ................. Great Tit: "teacher-teacher" Chaffinch "pink-pink" and the Chiffchaff says it's own name "chiff-chaff" !!
as for the birds in our garden they usually make the sound "hey Mrs ...…...where's our mealworms" ha ha !!! Seriously though, good luck searching for UK bird mneumonic sounds.
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