Pheasant by Julian Bhalerao
Bird Songs & Calls of Britain & Europe, Vol. 1: Divers to raptors

Bird Songs & Calls of Britain & Europe, Vol. 1: Divers to raptors

J C Roché et al

Songs and calls of 101 regular breeding and migrant species of Britain and Western Europe in systematic order. Each species is indexed by track number or time and is not interrupted by announcements.

Manx Shearwater and Yelkouan Shearwater are on one track as are Eastern and Spanish Imperial Eagles. The CD case has a handy guide on the back for quick and easy reference. An explanatory booklet lists the birds by their common and scientific names and provides details of the type and duration of the sounds. 74 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
Red-throated DiverGavia stellata
Black-throated DiverGavia arctica
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Red-necked GrebePodiceps grisegena
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
Slavonian GrebePodiceps auritus
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis
Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedea
Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus
European Storm-PetrelHydrobates pelagicus
Leach's Storm-PetrelOceanodroma leucorhoa
Northern GannetMorus bassanus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
European ShagPhalacrocorax aristotelis
Pygmy CormorantPhalacrocorax pygmeus
Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
Dalmatian PelicanPelecanus crispus
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Great BitternBotaurus stellaris
Black StorkCiconia nigra
White StorkCiconia ciconia
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia
Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus
Mute SwanCygnus olor
Whooper SwanCygnus cygnus
Tundra SwanCygnus columbianus
White-headed DuckOxyura leucocephala
Bean GooseAnser fabalis
Common NameScientific Name
Pink-footed GooseAnser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Lesser White-fronted GooseAnser erythropus
Greylag GooseAnser anser
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Barnacle GooseBranta leucopsis
Brent GooseBranta bernicla
Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea
Common ShelduckTadorna tadorna
Eurasian WigeonAnas penelope
GadwallAnas strepera
Eurasian TealAnas crecca
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Northern PintailAnas acuta
GarganeyAnas querquedula
Northern ShovelerAnas clypeata
Marbled DuckMarmaronetta angustirostris
Red-crested PochardNetta rufina
Common PochardAythya ferina
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyroca
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Common EiderSomateria mollissima
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
Black ScoterMelanitta nigra
Velvet ScoterMelanitta fusca
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
GoosanderMergus merganser
OspreyPandion haliaetus
European Honey-BuzzardPernis apivorus
Black-shouldered KiteElanus caeruleus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Red KiteMilvus milvus
White-tailed EagleHaliaeetus albicilla
Monk VultureAegypius monachus
Common NameScientific Name
Griffon-VultureGyps fulvus
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus
LammergeierGypaetus barbatus
Short-toed EagleCircaetus gallicus
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus
Eurasian Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Levant SparrowhawkAccipiter brevipes
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Common BuzzardButeo buteo
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinus
Rough-legged BuzzardButeo lagopus
Spanish Imperial EagleAquila adalberti
Eastern Imperial EagleAquila heliaca
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Bonelli's EagleHieraaetus fasciatus
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinus
MerlinFalco columbarius
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
Eleonora's FalconFalco eleonorae
LannerFalco biarmicus
SakerFalco cherrug
Gyr FalconFalco rusticolus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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