Bird Recordings

Below are some of my recordings, mostly recorded in Shetland, but not all!  I have tried to put them into 'roughly' scientific order, with multiple sp recordings at the end, but it may not be totally accurate... 
(this page will be updated regularly, as and when I make recordings!)

Storm Petrel. Recorded on Moussa in Summer 2009.

Corn Crake recorded in Shetland Summer 2009.

Gannet colony. (Hermaness NNR, Unst.) the 'din' in background is made up of hundreds of calling birds...

Whimbrel recorded on Fetlar, Summer 2010.

Red-necked Phalarope recorded on Fetlar Summer 2009. This is a pair of birds mating at the edge of a loch. (wing noise can be heard as they mate).

Great Skua. (Hermaness NNR, Unst.) territorial defence calls, with singing Meadow Pipit also.

Arctic Skua recorded on Fetlar, Summer 2010.

Great Spotted Woodpecker recorded at Moore NR, Manchester, Summer 2010.

Great Reed Warbler, recorded in Derby's, May 2010.

Marsh Warbler recorded in Shetland Summer 2009. This bird held territory for quite a few weeks.

Subalpine Warbler recorded in Shetland Summer 2009. The 'first' fully documented 'moltonii' Subalpine for Britain. This bird sang and even made a nest during it's stay!

Iberian Chiffchaff, recorded in York's, May 2010.  (M18 motorway noise in background!)

Chiffchaff, young bird calling with adult.

Siberian Chiffchaff, 1st Winter bird.  Unst, Oct 2010.

Wood Warbler. (Otterswick, Yell. Sept 2010)

Red-breasted Flycatcher recorded in Shetland Autumn 2009. Very quiet 'tack' calls of an active flycatching bird.

Nuthatch. (New Forrest, Hampshire.)

Raven. (Otterswick, Yell. Oct 2010)

Serin. Flight calls. (bird later proved to be an escape from Belgum!)

Serin. Quiet song of a November bird (bird later proved to be an escape from Belgum!)

Crossbill. (Vocal type '4E'. Shetland 2010) with Siskin & Curlew also calling.

Common Rosefinch. Singing 'Red' male in Burravoe, Yell.

Moorland bird sp. (inc; Skua's, Whimbrel, Snipe, Curlew, Skylark etc...)

Seabird City. (various nesting sea birds on cliff)

More of my recordings posted on to xeno-canto...

Iberian Chiffchaff, 1st for Shetland. Halligarth, Unst, June 2010
Long-tailed Skua, 'on territory' Shetland May 2010
Water Rail (fem) Fetlar 2009. 'Singing in the rain'
Raven. Yell 2009. 2 adults and 1 Juv.
Grasshopper Warbler. Shetland 2009. 1st Sum bird.
Yellow-browed Warbler. Yell 2009. One of three in a small garden.
Yellow Wagtail. Yell 2009. 'Eastern' type 1st Winter.
Pectoral Sandpiper. Whalsay 2009. Flight call of juv bird.
Iberian Chiffchaff. Potteric Carr NR, 17/05/2010
Great Reed Warbler. Straws Bridge NR, 17/05/2010
Whooper Swan. Shetland. July 2010.