Top 10 Best Singing Birds In The World

Bird songs are one of the most beautiful sounds in the nature. Only male bird is known for singing in most species of birds. Each singing bird species has its own specific tone and style of singing. Here the list of 10 best singing birds in the world.

10. Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Yellow-tailed black cockatoo is a large cockatoo with striking black plumage. The bird also has a distinctive yellow patch on its tail. This species of cockatoos are found across Southeastern Australia. They mainly inhabit in woodland plantations. This species of cockatoos usually travel in a group of three or four birds. The high-pitched calls while flying help them to get connected each other.

9. Black-billed Magpie

The black-billed-magpie is a small vocal bird found in most parts of the world. Magpies often found in flocks making continuous raucous calls. They are also known for mimicking the sounds of other birds. They have black and white colored body and blue-green markings in the wings. Although black-billed magpies have large wingspan, they don’t fly long distances.

8. House Sparrow

The small and beautiful house sparrows are closely connected with humans. They found in most parts of the world and inhabit in rural and urban areas. These kind of note made by both male and female house sparrows to as a contact call. But female house sparrows use such notes very rarely where the male bird uses different notes to make contact and to attract female.

7. Channel-billed Cuckoo

The channel-billed cuckoo is the largest parasitic bird in the world. They can be found in Eastern Australia, Indonesia and New Guinea. During spring season channel-billed cuckoos migrate to Eastern Australia. They breed in subtropical regions of Australia. During that period, they would make distinctive arrival calls. These calls can be heard from half a kilometer away. If there are two or more cuckoos, each bird would makes loud calls in different tones.

6. Song Thrush

Song thrush is an attractive, singing bird that found in Asia, Europe and Africa. Song thrushes are known for their beautiful song that features a wide range of notes. They also named after their sweet song. Song thrushes usually sing from the top branches of trees in pairs. Song thrushes also repeat some phrases three of four times while singing.

5. American Robin

This North American bird is known for its striking plumage and beautiful song. The song of the American robin features different whistles. They repeat some phrases for three for four times in a sequence in different pitches. Their song becomes more clear and pleasing at dawn. American robins also make alarm calls when they get threatened by potential predators.

4. Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Rose-breasted grosbeak is an attractive song bird that native to Northeastern United States and Canada. They have bright black and white plumage with dark red triangle marking on white breast. Both male and female rose-breasted grosbeaks can sing in a melodious voice, features many notes in different pitches. The male bird used to sing from the top branches of the tree where the female sings during incubation and nest-building.

3. Asian Koel

The Asian koels are a member of the cuckoo family. They found in India, Bangladesh, Australia, Solomon Islands and Southeast Asia. Asian koels are very vocal with a wide range of calls. They normally sing during the breeding season, from March to August. The male koel bird sings to mark the territory and to attract female bird. The lone male bird also makes loud calls for a long time.

2. Canary

The popular canary song birds are named after their native range, Canary islands of Spain. The canary birds have been kept as a pet bird since the 17th century because of their sweet songs. The male canary birds are better singers than females. Their songs have a unique pattern and style. Canary birds are masters in imitating the sounds they hear from the surroundings repeatedly.

1. Common Nightingale

The common nightingale song is considered as the most pleasant melodic bird song. The commons nightingales live in Asia, Europe, Africa and Mediterranean. The name nightingale means ‘night songstress’. The common nightingale sings during breeding season. It is possible to hear the song of the nightingale at dawn and during the night.

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