Day Of Birdsong

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BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website. The sound we associate with the Tawny Owl is actually the sound of the male and female calling to each other.

BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website. Starlings are famed for their group aerial displays known as mumurations.

BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website. The drumming of the Great Spotted Woodpecker can be heard in woodlands in Spring.

BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website. The Great Tit can be heard around parks, gardens and woodlands.

BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website. Herring gulls are scavengers. They will eat just about anything.

BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website. The Lapwing is commonly known as the peewit because of its sound.

BBC Radio Scotland brings you a special day of birdsong to celebrate Spring. Every hour from dawn until dusk, Mark Stephen will introduce a different birdsong and offer tips on how to identify it. The clips will also be available on the BBC Radio Scotland website.

We start the day with the Song Thrush. Song Thrushes are excellent mimics and they have a vast repertoire of songs.