Heather Moorland Dawn Chorus

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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

David Attenborough celebrates International Dawn Chorus Day with the second of four recordings marking this event. In this programme, we hear the dawn chorus from the heather moors of Allendale in Northumberland. Songs featured are that of the curlew, skylark, golden plover and redshank.

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Sun 3 May 2015 08:58

Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)

The image shows a Eurasian Curlew which can be heard in the Heather Moorland Dawn Chorus.  Image courtesy of RSPB (rspb-images.com).

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