On the edge of the wood near open fields I keep hearing a bird and have checked through the RSPB identification site but cannot hear anything exactly like it. In english it sounds like "tickety boo tickety boo" but chirpy of course.
The nearest song I can find it the song thrush, but it isn't quite right. It sings very loudly, but I cannot see it.
Can you help?
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Could it have been a blackcap? http://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/b/blackcap/index.aspx click play top left to listen to song.
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In reply to Rockwolf:
Close but not the same. It is unmistakeably a tickety boo x 2 song, with a variety of other sounds too, but especially TB.
I have a suspicion it might be a song thrush, but still haven'seen it. It seems to like to stay hidden in the woods.
Thanks all the same.
Could it possibly be a chaffinch?
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A very tuneful one...
Hi Birdie, you say you've got a recording. I think if you post the audio clip that's the best chance of someone being able to identify it.
To do that, click on the "Use rich formatting" below in this thread or start a new thread and use the insert tab and "insert image/video". In the dialog box that opens, change Web URL to File Upload and navigate to the file on your computer. If you get stuck give a shout.
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