Category Archives: Birdsong

Radio Feature

Well what a morning – Having never  appeared on the radio before I’ve been on twice today talking about how listening to birdsong has inspired my work. This morning at 10.30am on Mark O’Donnell’s Wiltshire Radio show speaking about my exhibition project and asking listeners … Continue reading

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‘Tweet of the Day’ on Radio 4

This morning at 5.58am Radio 4 started their ‘Tweet of the Day’ introduced by David Attenborough, featuring the town crier of spring  – the Cuckoo. Listen again by following the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01s6y1h

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4.15 am start

The alarm went off this morning at 4.15am, was it worth the effort? No doubt about it – about 3 birds started shortly afterwards, at a guess a robin, blue tit and blackbird. The sound was the most peaceful, soft … Continue reading

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Up with the lark

I’m getting used to this early rising routine – not sure why I don’t do it more often. There is something magical about just being still and watching the light slowly creep across the sky, listening to the birds greet … Continue reading

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‘Oh to be in England’

Robert Browning was right, nothing better than a early morning spring walk in England – cool, still, sunny; stopping to listen to a blackbird serenade, watching a fox trot by, and a thrush dart into a hedge. Oh, to be … Continue reading

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Birdsong recording

Spring is a great time to discover the variety and beauty of birdsong, it is worth ‘tuning into it’ while walking around even in an urban environment. The recent weather has been very uninspiring but I did manage to record … Continue reading

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