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Nightingale with Bombers
British Library Wildlife Sound Archive
1939 – 1945
Collection 3

Collection 3 #44

You’ve been listening to the sound of a nightingale, recorded in 1942, during World War II. A nightingale is a kind of bird that has a very unusual song. Can you think of some other examples of birdsong from previously in Minute of Listening? Perhaps you also heard the deep, rumbling sound of the bomber…

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