Nocturnal song, part 9

Nocturnal song, part 9
Species: Common Nightingale   Luscinia megarhynchos
Author: Claus Fischer
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Added to IBC: 23 Apr 2011 - 11:39
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Altitude (m): 
93 meters


A male hiding in a hawthorn bush, in a patch of open woodland near the river Rhine. The bird was singing there straight away for more than one hour, from 00:30 to 01:45.

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Claus Fischer, IBC1127394. Accessible at

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Claus Fischer, IBC1127394. Sound recording of Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos at Lampertheim, Germany. Accessible at

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