Pheasant by Julian Bhalerao
Bird Songs & Calls of Britain & Europe, Vol. 2: Gamebirds to sandgrouse

Bird Songs & Calls of Britain & Europe, Vol. 2: Gamebirds to sandgrouse

J C Roché et al

Songs and calls of 100 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. Herring Gull and Yellow-legged Gull are on one track.

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. 77 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
Willow PtarmiganLagopus lagopus
Rock PtarmiganLagopus mutus
Black GrouseTetrao tetrix
Western CapercaillieTetrao urogallus
Hazel GrouseBonasa bonasia
Rock PartridgeAlectoris graeca
ChukarAlectoris chukar
Barbary PartridgeAlectoris barbara
Red-legged PartridgeAlectoris rufa
Grey PartridgePerdix perdix
Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
Common PheasantPhasianus colchicus
Andalusian HemipodeTurnix sylvatica
Common CraneGrus grus
Water RailRallus aquaticus
Corn CrakeCrex crex
Little CrakePorzana parva
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusilla
Spotted CrakePorzana porzana
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Common CootFulica atra
Red-knobbed CootFulica cristata
Little BustardTetrax tetrax
Great BustardOtis tarda
Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta
Stone-CurlewBurhinus oedicnemus
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus
Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus
European Golden PloverPluvialis apricaria
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Little PloverCharadrius dubius
Common NameScientific Name
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinus
Eurasian DotterelEudromias morinellus
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticola
Great SnipeGallinago media
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus
Red KnotCalidris canutus
SanderlingCalidris alba
Little StintCalidris minuta
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
DunlinCalidris alpina
Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellus
RuffPhilomachus pugnax
Great SkuaStercorarius skua
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed SkuaStercorarius longicaudus
Audouin's GullLarus audouinii
Mew GullLarus canus
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Mediterranean GullLarus melanocephalus
Common NameScientific Name
Black-headed GullLarus ridibundus
Slender-billed GullLarus genei
Little GullLarus minutus
Black-legged KittiwakeRissa tridactyla
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Black TernChlidonias niger
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis
Common TernSterna hirundo
Arctic TernSterna paradisaea
Roseate TernSterna dougallii
Little TernSterna albifrons
Little AukAlle alle
RazorbillAlca torda
Brunnich's GuillemotUria lomvia
Common GuillemotUria aalge
Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arctica
Pin-tailed SandgrousePterocles alchata
Black-bellied SandgrousePterocles orientalis
Rock PigeonColumba livia
Stock PigeonColumba oenas
Common Wood PigeonColumba palumbus
European Turtle DoveStreptopelia turtur
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaocto

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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