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Willow Warbler ringtone


The Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) is a very ordinary and widespread leaf warbler which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia, from Ireland east to the Anadyr River hand basin in eastern Siberia. It is strongly migratory, with nearly all of the population wintering in sub-Saharan Africa. Phylloscopus_trochilus.mp3 (192 downloads)

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Eurasian Scops-owl ringtone


The European Scops Owl (Otus scops), also known as the Eurasian Scops Owl or just Scops Owl, is a small owl. This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most species of owl. The other grouping is the barn owls, Tytonidae. This bird breeds in southern Europe eastwards into western and central Asia. It is migratory, wintering in southernmost Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. It is rare any distance north of its breeding array, usually occurring as a spring overshoot. It is unlikely that this nocturnal owl would be establish outside the breeding season when it is not calling. Otus_scops.mp3 (123 downloads)

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Savi’s Warbler ringtone


The Savi’s Warbler, Locustella luscinioides, is an Ancient World warbler in the grass warbler genus Locustella. It breeds in southern Europe into temperate western Asia. It is migratory, wintering in sub-Saharan Africa. Locustella_luscinioides.mp3 (87 downloads)

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