British wildlife recordings

Troglodytes troglodytes : Wren - Troglodytidae

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    W1CDR0001470 BD11

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  • Recording locations

    Old Dean Common, Camberley, Surrey: OS Grid Reference(488500,160500)

  • Recordist

    Williams, Aubrey John

  • Species

    Wren, Troglodytes troglodytes

  • Description

    The call of a  wren recorded at Old Dean Common, near Camberley, Surrey. 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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