Music from India
Bumwa, the Assamese woodworm
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RK DAT 59
In a house with wooden window frames, Kamalabari, Majuli, Jorhat district, Assam.
This sound of the Assamese woodworm called bumwa was recorded at 4am, where it was already at work in the window frame of an Assamese house. Crickets add more atmosphere to this recording.