In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.
An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, it’s time to go slow.
Discover more about Olivier Messiaen who composed powerful music based on birdsong.
Find out about our celebration of birdsong and music
The soporific sounds of mid-afternoon in the late spring pastures of the Pyrenees.
It's dawn in the Serengeti and Fischer's lovebirds begin to sing in its acacia woodland.
Rose-breasted grosbeaks have a sweet, rambling song, captured here in a US pine forest.
Shiver to the sound of the wind blowing and ice crystals forming at the North Pole.
Australian magpies have a tricky back story, but their song is beloved Down Under.
Charles Darwin found proof for his revolutionary ideas in the Galapagos islands.
Immerse yourself in an ice-laden Japanese river from the cosy warmth of your armchair.
Trill, flap and beat with the Macgregor's bowerbird.
Pull on your best Christmas jumper and have an eggnog to the festive sounds of reindeer.
It's a winter dawn in a Northumbrian wood and a robin is calling through the raindrops.
This Corvus corax corax lives in Norway and doesn't half sound like he has a sore throat.
It's evening in Nagarahole National Park, India, and the frogs are croaking in the hush.
Forget witches and ghosts, the haunting call of the tawny owl will chill your bones.
It's dawn at Lake Ichkeul in Tunisia, and the resident wildfowl take off from the reeds.
Listen to our archive recording of the pampas grasslands near Buenos Aires, Argentina
Summer in the drowsy Sierra de Guadarrama, the mountainous spine of Spain
The lulling sound of the turning of the tide at Auchencairn Bay, Scotland.
Cool yourself with the warblers and skylarks in the rice paddy fields of Japan.
The dawn chorus on the outskirts of a small village in eastern Curacao.
A glorious sunset over the Florida Everglades with sounds of roosting snowy egrets.
An enchanting natural soundscape recorded one bright summer's dawn in a Cotswolds orchard
An Icelandic Chorus for a Golden Plover by Chris Watson
Sounds of the Earth: A woodland stream in Cornwall Credit: British Library
Poets muse the Song Thrush recorded by listener Mark Hollingworth