White bellbird: listen to the world’s loudest bird call

A bird found in the Amazon has shattered the record for the loudest call, reaching the same volume as a pneumatic drill. The white bellbird, which lives in the mountains of the north-eastern Amazon, was recorded at 125 decibels (dB), three times louder than the next bird in the pecking order, the screaming piha
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  1. 125 decibels is as loud as some of the loudest football stadiums get. Put that into perspective. This bird is louder than 70k football fans screaming at the top of their lungs

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