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Gray's Grasshopper Warbler
Tsuruhiko Kabaya and Kasuke Hoshino
British Library Wildlife Sound Archive
Siberia and Korea
Collection 3
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Watery Words, Nature Sounds , Birds , Calls , Calls , Melody , Natural World , Natural World

Collection 3 #13

That was the sound of an animal called a ‘Gray’s Grasshopper Warbler’. It’s not really a grasshopper – it is a kind of bird with a loud, unusual call. What did you imagine when you listened? Some of the sounds in this minute were ‘short’ and ‘spiky’, whilst others were ‘longer’ and ‘smoother’. Perhaps you…

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