But which species are the most melodious and produce the best songs? Expert sound-recordist and bird tour guide Hannu Jännes has travelled the world in search of birds and is uniquely qualified to decide.
Author: Hannu Jannes
Publisher: Reed New Holland
Listening to birdsong provides a huge amount of pleasure to people all around the world, but which species are the most melodious and produce the best songs? Hannu Jännes has created this beautifully illustrated and very useful book and App combination, bringing together 70 species with the most remarkable voices from around the world. These include the melodious high-quality tunes of the Common Nightingale and Wood Thrush, the splendid mimicry of the Northern Mockingbird and Superb Lyrebird, the far-carrying 'boom' of the Eurasian Bittern, and the quirky 'popping' of the Black-bellied Bustard. Listening to their performances will provide the perfect inspiration to get out of bed early and take in the next dawn chorus.