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Heather Moorland Dawn Chorus

David Attenborough celebrates International Dawn Chorus Day with the second of four recordings marking this event; this time the heather moors of Allendale in Northumberland.

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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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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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