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Top 10 bird songs from Latvia's meadows

Liene-Brizga Kalniņa, a representative of the Latvian Fund for Nature (LDF), points out that natural meadows are a treasure house of natural species of all kinds, including many bird species on LSM's Latvian-language portal.

Now you can experience the thriling and trilling sounds of Latvia's meadows with this Top Ten recorded by ornithologist Edmunds Račinskis.

If the stresses of modern urban life are getting to you, we recommend putting on a good pair of headphones, closing your eyes and transporting yourself to the meadowlands of Latvia.

Bird songs:

  1. Corncrake (Grieze)

  2. Lapwing (Ķīvīte)
    ĶīvīteEdmunds Račinskis

  3. Snipe (Mērkaziņa)
    MērkaziņaEdmunds Račinskis

  4. Great snipe (Ķikuts)
    ĶikutsEdmunds Račinskis

  5. Yellow wagtail (Dzeltenā cielava)
    Dzeltenā cielavaEdmunds Račinskis

  6. Thrush nightingale (Lakstīgala)
    LakstīgalaEdmunds Račinskis

  7. Whinchat (Lukstu čakstīte)
    Lukstu čakstīteEdmunds Račinskis

  8. Blyth's reed warbler (Krūmu ķauķis)
    Krūmu ķauķisEdmunds Račinskis

  9. Marsh warbler (Purva ķauķis)
    Purva ķauķisEdmunds Račinskis

  10. Rosefinch (Mazais svilpis)
    Mazais svilpisEdmunds Račinskis
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