dawn chorus


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dawn chorus

the singing of large numbers of birds at dawn
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It's hoping to get the song into the charts in time for International Dawn Chorus Day to highlight their plight.
In 2005 Sarah began a year-long study of the dawn chorus of forest birds.
Because the dawn chorus was brief, we were unable to record the dawn singing at more than 10 sampling points on a given day.
The choir began dawn singing in 2008 but this year it coincided with International Dawn Chorus Day.
Renowned as the land of song, Wales boasts numerous famous singers, but every morning from March to July you can enjoy a unique performance from one of nature's most special vocalists - the dawn chorus.
This second beautiful book by Suzanne Barton is more than likely to be as enthusiastically received as was her debut, The Dawn Chorus. Her story here is a straightforward account of the young robin's noticing of climate change in his first Autumn.
My suggestion to her was that she write a piece about a Cairo dawn chorus. The dawn chorus is basically the birds getting up and starting their day and my surmise was that by listening to the calls of the various birds, anyone waking up in Cairo should be able to ascertain from avian chortles alone that they were indeed in Cairo or at least in Egypt.
The nights I swear last forever Whatever the weather At the crack of dawn I raise my weary head Yet still I prefer to get out of bed A hearty breakfast I normally eat Then it's back to bed for some natural sleep The Early Bird The early bird catches the worm Hot and fresh and very firm The birds awaken ever so soon They require a nap round about noon They feed their chicks with whatever they can find The chicks are not fussy they don't really mind When the sun goes down its time for bed They nest in the roof of the garden shed Early to bed and very early they rise To me the dawn chorus comes as no surprise Both poems by George McLanders
The dawn chorus is just starting to warm up, and birds are busy building nests and courting.
For information, call 0151 652 5197 or email birkenheadpark@wirral.gov.uk Thurstaston WIRRAL Country Park is celebrating International Dawn Chorus Day tomorrow.
The Dawn Chorus by Suzanne Barton, published in hardback by Bloomsbury, priced PS10.99.
SUN: Dawn chorus breakfast, RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, 5am.