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7/5/17. Malham Cove; early morning

Drove to Malham Cove to catch the dawn chorus at the base of the large cliffs. I was a bit late, and didn’t start recording until about 7:00. 167 more words

Soundscape Recordings

Woodpeckers that don't Peck Wood

Anyone who has spent time walking through mountain fynbos in the south-western Cape will know that birds, of any kind, are few and far between. Its actually quite startling just how few birds – or other vertebrates – inhabit what is widely known as one of the most diverse floral kingdoms on the planet.  626 more words

The garden gang

Since the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, I have been completely obsessed by birds.  I’ve bought a birdbath, a feeding station, a nesting box, fat-balls, niger seeds, mealworms, sunflower seeds, peanuts and every sort of seed-mix going.  574 more words


He Woke Me Up ...

“Rat taa taa taat!”
Me:  *yawn* Wat wassat?!
I looked at my alarm clock ~ not due yet ~ OK, false alarm (pun intended).
Head went back down to my comfortable pillow, eyelids slowly came down. 176 more words

My Realm

13/2/17 Dawn chorus at lower wood, Acorn Bank

On the banks of Crowdundle Beck (which features quite prominently in the background of this recording).  Woodpeckers, woodpigeons, crows and lots of other things I can’t identify.  6 more words

Soundscape Recordings

16/2/17 Acorn Bank Dawn Chorus

Dawn chorus at Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby.

Soundscape Recordings

Etiquette & superstition: Valentine's Day birds and flowers

Ugh. Maybe this day isn’t hard for some people. It sure seems hard for adults in relationships, adults not in relationships, adults maybe in relationships, kids that are popular, kids that aren’t popular, misanthropes, optimists, waitstaff, teachers. 228 more words