Sharing bird sounds from around the world
The sound of the house sparrow has been described by some as a monotonous chirping. For human listeners the house sparrow is not going to eclipse the nightingale or blackbird with the variety of its song, but this everyday sound deserves closer attention than that imperious listener gave it. Sparrow make a variety of vocalisations at different pitches and loudness levels depending on their proximity to others of their kind. The frequent chatter and squabbling of sparrows is part of their charm, particulary in urban locations juxtaposed with our own similarly garrulous and social species. This is the classic sparrow chirp, often heard for up to half an hour in the Spring from an unmated male at the nest site trying to attract a female. Either sex can produce this kind of chirp all year round though for much shorter periods.
Some birds have a remarkable knack for staying out of sight. But with a little practice, we can learn to identify birds without seeing them. Notice the differences between the songs — and imagine how birding by ear might enhance your experience in nature! Some birds — sparrows come to mind — have a remarkable knack for staying out of sight. Listen to the first singer. Then we hear a second hidden sparrow, offering a song very different from the first: [Song Sparrow song] a series of short, ringing notes, tottering into an abrupt, buzzy phrase. Now the third in the trio: [Chipping Sparrow song] a long, dry trill. A simple song, you might say, neither whistled nor jumbled like the first two. Say hello to the Chipping Sparrow [Chipping Sparrow song].
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