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Golden oriole in UK (1 Viewer)

Sash77

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United Kingdom
Hi, I briefly recorded (east anglia, UK) what my Merlin bird app identified as a golden oriole. It wasn’t that close by and despite trying to find it and listening out for more song it didn’t reappear. Question is - is there anywhere I can check the validity of the recording e.g. spectrogram comparisons? Could the app have misidentified a particularly flutey sounding blackbird for example?
 
The app gets a lot right but some wrong too. Gave it a quick go in my Dad's garden in Cambs yesterday and it ID'd a juvenile Starling in flight as Red-legged Partridge
 
Probably blackbird.
There's absolutely no way that you can or should believe everything that Merlin tells you.
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I don’t, that’s why I was checking . I’ve so far found it to be surprisingly accurate but this one threw me. Thank you
 

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