In what must be an attempt to correct the recent tendency of birds to change their song in response to cities and mobile ringtones, the British Library is working with iTouch and Mobiletones to provide authentic bird and animal ringtones for Samsung handsets. Separately, the RSPB is working with Mobileavenue to provide birdsong ringtones for Nokias. The BL's tones are "real tones", the RSPB's are standard polyphonic.
Mobile phones becoming sounds of love - "The electronic tweeting of mobile phones is so widespread that some Australian birds are mimicking the sound as part of their mating and territorial songs, bird experts says."
Telegraph: Nightingale rings in Berkeley Sq - "Not that the development is likely to please that born mimic, the starling. The birds have started to imitate mobile phone rings but now face the prospect of impersonating themselves."