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CommunityPeople + Birds Around the World
CategoryEducational materials, Europe, Bird song & calls, Preferred habitats, Names
SummaryA short movie featuring 31 species local to Oxford with habitat and song to help people learn to recognise the songs they hear
Animals:Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird), Erithacus rubecula (European Robin), Troglodytes troglodytes (Northern Wren), Columba palumbus (Common Woodpigeon), Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch), Parus major (Great Tit), Cyanistes caeruleus, Periparus ater (Coal Tit), Prunella modularis (Dunnock), Cuculus canorus (Common Cuckoo), Pyrrhula pyrrhula (Eurasian Bullfinch), Dendrocopos major (Great Spotted Woodpecker), Picus viridis (Eurasian Green Woodpecker), Carduelis carduelis, Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap), Passer domesticus (House Sparrow), Certhia familiaris (Eurasian Treecreeper), Strix aluco (Tawny Owl), Milvus milvus (Red Kite), Buteo buteo (Eurasian Buzzard), Alauda arvensis (Eurasian Skylark), Streptopelia decaocto (Eurasian Collared-dove), Regulus regulus (Goldcrest), Phylloscopus collybita (Common Chiffchaff), Sylvia communis (Common Whitethroat), Sitta europaea (Eurasian Nuthatch), Turdus philomelos (Song Thrush), Delichon urbicum (Northern House Martin), Apus apus (Common Swift), Pica pica, Garrulus glandarius
CategoryOther (see keywords), Conservation, Bird song & calls, Behavioural observations, Visual, material & movement arts, Teachings
SummaryFollow this link for a website which allows you to record bird sightings and observations and share them with other users and researchers.
CommunityPeople + Birds Around the World, Cahow Community
CategoryOceania, Eggs & nests, Markers of environmental change (population-level observations), Conservation, Success stories, Stewardship, Lessons learned, Crucial habitat threats/ needs, Stories, Proper conduct, Personal narratives, Oral histories, Historical
SummaryAs a schoolboy on Bermuda in 1951 David Wingate was invited on an ornithological expedition. In these recordings he describes how they rediscovered the Cahow, or Bermuda Petrel, previously thought extinct for 300 years.
Animals:Pterodroma cahow (Bermuda Petrel)