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    Unidentified bird call just outside Winchester, England

    Thanks to everyone for their suggestions and contributions. I think we've converged on an identification! A young fledgling is now a very likely answer and I'm now convinced by PaulCountyDurham's recording of a young blackbird. As far as I'm concerned that's what it was but alas can't claim...
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    Unidentified bird call just outside Winchester, England

    Thanks to Carery for your suggestion. There are quite a few Cetti's Warblers in this part of Hampshire and this species did make my long-list of candidates. Thanks also to PaulCountyDurham for the blackcap suggestion. That's an extremely common species around here but it didn't make my list...
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    Unidentified bird call just outside Winchester, England

    Thanks mummymonkey. That's a very interesting suggestion and certainly a candidate, especially as I made the recording on 9th June. I hear plenty of song and mistle thrushes in this area which also make your suggestion feasible. However I think there's a difference in the timbres that makes...
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    Unidentified bird call just outside Winchester, England

    Thanks Derbyfella. In fact I found an online converter and converted the file to .mp3. I've now attached it. Are you able to hear it (it's not as good as the original recording but there's sufficient info for ID)? any thoughts what this southern England bird might be? Thanks G.
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    Unidentified bird call just outside Winchester, England

    I normally pride myself on being able to identify most birds in SE England by their calls alone. But I was walking along a dense tree and hedge-lined footpath that ran between two farmers' fields and I heard a call that's defeated me. And I couldn't see the bird either even though it was...
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