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Early risers. South African birds 37-61

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:08:26

  • Shelf mark

    W1CDR0000368

  • Recording date

    1979-12-22

  • Recording locations

    Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province. South Africa

  • Performance occasion

    0440 hours

  • Recordist

    Watts, David

  • Description

    Recorded in an area of lawns and trees with gardens and shrubs. Background: birds include Blackeyed Bulbul, Black Cuckoo, Cape White-eye, Cape Turtle Dove, Hadeda Ibis; an unrecognised buzzy note, perhaps an insect; mostly the Blackeyed Bulbul but some more and different blaring notes from the Forktailed Drongo, which came to the fore later on; distant Hadedas and Black Cuckoo with a touch of bullfrog at very end

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