British wildlife recordings

Troglodytes troglodytes : Wren - Troglodytidae

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:19

  • Shelf mark

    W1CDR0001406 BD3

  • Subjects

    Birds

  • Recording date

    1970/04/24

  • Recording locations

    OS Grid Reference(277500,78500)

  • Recordist

    Shove, Lawrence

  • Species

    Wren, Troglodytes troglodytes

  • Description

    The song of a male wren recorded in broad-leaved woodland. The diminutive wren has a remarkably loud voice considering its size; its vocalizations consist of a loud rattling call and warbling song. This bird is brown and rather rounded in appearance with a short narrow tail which is often held in a cocked position. This species is relatively common in Britain and seen in a variety of habitats including woodland, farmland, moorland, gardens and parks.

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