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Dawn Chorus: A Sound Portrait of a British Woodland at Sunrise

Series: Recordings from the British Library Sound Archive

By: Richard Ranft

Runtime: 73 min

British Library of Wild Sounds/National Sound Archive

Audio CD | Audio | Dec 2004 | #146764 | ISBN: 0712305203
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This ambient recording captures the awakening of bird-life at daybreak in the British countryside. No announcements interrupt the sequence, selected and compiled from the collections of the Sound Archive at the British Library. This atmospheric collection of sound recordings includes: the magic of Sussex woodland unfolds at dawn; thrushes, warblers, wrens and many other woodland birds; early morning in the New Forest; and dawn over a Dartmoor landscape in May.


1. Brock Wood, Burwash Common, East Sussex 13 June 1998 (Duration: 19.18) Blackbird, Woodpigeon, Robin, Wren, Carrion Crow, Song Thrust, Chiffchaff, Pheasant; also sounds of sheep, peacock and a dog. 2. Brock Wood, Burwash Common, East Sussex 4 July 1999 (Duration: 11.49) Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Carrion Crow, Woodpigeon, Blackbird, Robin, and other woodland bird sounds; also flies, Magpie, peacock. 3. Batt's Wood, East Sussex 13 July 1999 (Duration: 10.35) Song Thrush, Garden Warbler, Woodpigeon, Willow Warbler, Carrion Crow, Blackbird, Cuckoo, Turtle Dove, Nightingale, Whitethroat; also Pere David's Deer (distant bellowing sounds), sheep, Pheasant and a dog. 4. Pitts Wood, New Forest, Hampshire 28 May 2003 (Duration: 11.50) Stock Dove, Wren, Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow, Cuckoo, Jay, Blackbird, Pheasant, Goldcrest, Willow Warbler, Song Thrush; also bees. 5. Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Dartmoor, Devon 22 May 2003 (Duration: 18.53) Cuckoo, Wren, Raven, Willow Warbler, Carrion Crow, Blackbird; also bees and a distant stream.

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