Near Gälfse Lake, Dalarna, Sweden
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Dawn Chorus: Scandinavia
It is late spring in Scandinavia, and the chill, morning air pulsates with a rich dawn chorus.
In the half light around 3am, the early chorus is dominated by thrushes; Blackbirds and Redwings calling from the dense forest undergrowth. Drifting across the still waters of a nearby lake are heard the voices of Black-throated Divers and Whooper Swans. Later, other forest birds join the morning chorus, including the lyrically-voiced Backcap.
The delicate birdsong of this album evokes the renewal of the European spring.
Audio sample of this album
Part 1: The Turdian (Thrush) Dawn
Part 2: Divers, Great Tit, Redwing and Blackcap
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