August 1958 – vol. 51, issue 8–303 August showed that the birds were giving relatively large song totals. T h e maximum recorded from one bird w a s 3,482 songs in one day. Apart from August being a month when very few other species in Britain sing persistently, this can be regarded as very strong singing for birds near the end of their breeding season. In previous all-day watches in April, May, July and August, Yellowhammers had g... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.