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Joe Acheson on the Corncrake

Musician Joe Acheson of Hidden Orchestra describes how the scraping noise of a corncrake sounded like a ceaseless alarm as it carried over the island of Inishbofin.

Producer: Tom Bonnett
Photograph: Melvyn Fagg.

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