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Storm over the marsh 1. East Poland soundscapes 02/42

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:02:36

  • Shelf mark

    W1CDR0001184

  • Recording date

    2001-04-27

  • Recording locations

    South-eastern Poland, Poland.

  • Performance occasion

    morning

  • Recordist

    Todd, Ian Christopher

  • Description

    Recording notes : I captured this extreme sequence from the lee of a clump of waterside willows, and at the time thought that nothing would be worth saving. However, I think that this, and the following soundscape, convey much of the savagery of this ugly storm. As the gale tears across the lakeland, the more persistent birds continue to vocalise. So here, Yellow Bunting, Black-Tailed Godwit, Coot, Little Grebe, Common Redshank, Lapwing, and Black-Headed Gull can be heard above the roar of the wind. The willows rattle in protest as the storm bends them double

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