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She listened intently and right on cue it came againand again.and again; repetitions of its distinctive two-note call rhythmically chiming out through the forest.
The unmistakable two-note call of the cuckoo, described by Wordsworth as a "wandering voice", also traditionally signalled the start of spring.
The unmistakable two-note call of the cuckoo, described by Wordsworth as a "wandering voice", also A-traditionally signalled the start of spring.
Indeed the wild two-note call of the curlew and its bubbling territorial song as it glides around its realm, together with the sound of wailing lapwings and the ceaseless singing of skylarks were vital parts of the sonic dimension of those exploratory days.
Its call is a four-note muffled whistle at night, usually given as a shorter, two-note call at dawn and dusk.