Dawn Chorus 2015 - Audio Tracks


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In 2005, to mark ten years of the programme, Mooney Goes Wild and the RTÉ Guide produced a special CD called The Dawn Chorus: A Unique Celebration Of A Melodic Natural Phenomenon. Here we bring you the five tracks that featured on that CD:

1. Dawn Chorus with introduction by Derek Mooney Dur: 17:00

Recorded at Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve, Cobh, Co. Cork

2. What Is The Dawn Chorus? Dur: 9:00

Derek Mooney, Dr. Richard Collins, Eric Dempsey & Jim Wilson

3. Where Birds Sing Dur: 6:00

Terry Flanagan & Eanna ni Lamhna on location in the Phoenix Park, Dublin

4. How Birds Sing Dur: 8:00

Derek Mooney, Dr. Richard Collins, Eric Dempsey & Jim Wilson

5. The Birds Of The Dawn Chorus Dur: 16:00

Derek Mooney, Dr. Richard Collins, Eric Dempsey & Jim Wilson on the subtleties of bird song (featuring: Great tit, Yellowhammer, Song thrush, Blackbird, Woodpigeon, Robin, Wren, Dunnock, Pheasant, Chiffchaff, Willow warbler, Sedge warbler, Cuckoo, Chaffinch, Greenfinch)


Produced and edited by Derek Mooney, RTÉ

Contributors: Dr. Richard Collins, Jim Wilson, Terry Flanagan, Eanna ni Lamhna and Eric Dempsey

Sound Recordings: special thanks to Fintan O'Brien, Terry Flanagan and the RTÉ Radio Outside Broadcast team

Cover illustration: Michael O'Clery



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