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Sand Martin ringtone


The Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) is a migratory passerine bird in the swallow family. It has a wide array in summer, embracing virtually the whole of Europe and the Mediterranean countries, part of northern Asia and also North America. It winters in eastern and southern Africa, South America and South Asia. It is known as Bank Swallow in North America, and as Collared Sand Martin in South Asia, and sometimes as European Sand Martin. Riparia_riparia.mp3 (83 downloads)

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House Sparrow ringtone


The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a bird of the sparrow family Passeridae, establish in most parts of the world. One of about 25 species in the genus Passer, the House Sparrow occurs naturally in most of Europe, the Mediterranean region, and much of Asia. Its intentional or accidental introductions to many regions, counting parts of Australia, Africa, and the Americas, make it the most widely spread wild bird. Passer_domesticus.mp3 (143 downloads)

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Lesser Kestrel ringtone


The Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) is a small falcon. This species breeds from the Mediterranean across southern central Asia to China and Mongolia. It is a summer migrant, wintering in Africa and Pakistan and sometimes even to India and Iraq. It is rare north of its breeding array, and declining in its European array. The scientific name of this bird commemorates the German naturalist Johann Andreas Naumann. Falco_naumanni.mp3 (81 downloads)

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