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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 01:44   #1
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Most Hilarious Sounding Birdsong in the World

If there is a funnier sounding call / song than that of the Willow Ptarmagin, I want to hear it. Lets hear what you got. Top this:

https://www.xeno-canto.org/431187
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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 01:57   #2
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LOL! I sure wouldn't want that bird outside my window
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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 03:12   #3
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It sounds human
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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 16:30   #4
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I thought so too.
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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 17:32   #5
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It sounds human

Yeah I thought for a minute it might be this guy trying out some new sounds.

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Check Musician Wren on xeno-canto. For me it sounds like R2D2 from Star Wars and has something cheerful in it.

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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 21:50   #7
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Someone feeling very unwell, and vomiting
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Old Sunday 28th June 2020, 22:01   #8
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Great Bustard farting at Chris Packham
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b03srqz5
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Not perhaps hilarious, but utterly strange: White's Thrush
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What an incredibly haunting sound!
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That is awesome! Is it the male going "tut tut tut"? while the females say "oh oooooooh"? Or the other way around? Bizarre!
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Old Monday 29th June 2020, 00:54   #11
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Great Bustard farting at Chris Packham
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It would be funny by itself, but coupled with the lovely King's English narration, it is hysterical. Are you sure this is not the audio from a Monty Python skit I somehow missed?
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That is awesome! Is it the male going "tut tut tut"? while the females say "oh oooooooh"? Or the other way around? Bizarre!
Other way round. Thanks for starting this thread, good fun.
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If there is a funnier sounding call / song than that of the Willow Ptarmagin, I want to hear it. Lets hear what you got. Top this:
Challenge accepted

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od99Y7ckOmA

Found this in the margin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ray5GGBlZHk

There's also a Part Two.
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Talking Australian Magpie sounds like R2D2

Though I think so do at least Northern Lapwing, and Tui .....

Funny, or beautiful .... probably both
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Thumbs up Magpie neighs like a horse !

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Capuchinbird is a good one.
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That Brown Sicklebill has an ever better machine gun sound than our Sedge Wrens here do.
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Old Monday 29th June 2020, 22:47   #19
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And the Southern Cassowary sounds just like the scary dinosaur that it is!
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Dusky Grouse for me is hands-down the most human-sounding bird.
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Being from Maine I've spent a lot of time with Common Eiders. Great bird. I'd never heard them until now. Really cool. Thanks for that.
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Old Monday 13th July 2020, 17:50   #22
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I'm partial to Sooty Ant-Tanager. Sounds like a singer being heckled by a jerk in the audience.

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I'm partial to Sooty Ant-Tanager. Sounds like a singer being heckled by a jerk in the audience.

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Excellent. I love bird calls like this - the ones that you only have to hear once, and you will remember for life. Bright-rumped Atilla was like that.
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Banded Broadbill. The sense of panic in that first, drawn out wailing note always makes me smile.
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Superb Lyrebird imitating a popular ringtone, making tourists on the walkway check their phones...
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