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    Dawn Chorus Sunday 5 May 2013

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    Dawn Chorus

    Derek Mooney presents The Dawn Chorus through the night live from Cushkinny Marsh Nature Reserve in Cobh, Co. Cork including documentaries on The American Alligator, Carl Linnaeus (Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist), The Black-Tailed Godwit and Rainforests Of Costa Rica.

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    Dawn Chorus, Part 1

    Derek Mooney introduces our Dawn Chorus programme from Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve in Cobh, with Jim Wilson and Terry Flanagan. Eric Dempsey and Matthew Jebb provide commentary from the National Botanic Gardens, and for more expert opinion, we're also joined in Donnybrook by Niall Hatch, Development Officer with BirdWatch Ireland.

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    Dawn Chorus, Part 2

    Coverage continues of our Dawn Chorus programme from Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve in Cobh, with Jim Wilson and Terry Flanagan. Eric Dempsey and Matthew Jebb provide commentary from the National Botanic Gardens, and for more expert opinion, we're also joined in Donnybrook by Niall Hatch, Development Officer with BirdWatch Ireland.

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    Dawn Chorus, Part 3

    The final hour of our Dawn Chorus programme from Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve in Cobh, with Jim Wilson and Terry Flanagan. Eric Dempsey and Matthew Jebb provide commentary from the National Botanic Gardens, and for more expert opinion, we're also joined in Donnybrook by Niall Hatch, Development Officer with BirdWatch Ireland.

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    Documentary 1: The American Alligator

    Derek Mooney produces and presents this documentary about the American Alligator, first broadcast on June 27th 2001, as part of the World Wild series of documentaries.

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    Documentary 2: Carl Linnaeus

    Dr. Richard Collins presents this documentary about Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist; known as the Father of Taxonomy, his system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms is still in use today. The documentary was produced by Derek Mooney and first broadcast on December 30th 2009.

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    Documentary 3: The Black-Tailed Godwit

    Jim Wilson travels to Iceland to present this documentary about the Black-Tailed Godwit; it was first broadcast on June 20th 2001, as part of the World Wild series of documentaries. It was produced by Derek Mooney.

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    Documentary 4: Rainforests Of Costa Rica

    Eanna ni Lamhna travels to Costa Rica to present this documentary about the rainforests of Costa Rica; it was first broadcast on June 6th 2001, as part of the World Wild series of documentaries. It was produced by Derek Mooney.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 05:27 a.m.
      Title: Air That I Breathe
      Composer: Hammond/hazelwood
      Performer(s): The Hollies
      Performer(s):
      Album: Beat Goes On, Disky, BX884452
      Duration: 0:04:00
    • 05:29 a.m.
      Title: True Friends
      Composer: Whelan/moloney
      Performer(s): Jerry Fish And The Mudbug Club
      Performer(s):
      Album: Single (recordno: Bug002), Rmgchart, BUG002
      Duration: 0:03:31
    • 05:29 a.m.
      Title: I Like Birds
      Performer(s): Eels
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:43
    • 05:33 a.m.
      Title: Blackbird
      Composer: Trad Arr Shannon/lunny
      Performer(s): Sharon Shannon
      Performer(s):
      Album: A Womans Heart (recordno: Dartecd158), Dara, DARTECD158
      Duration: 0:03:55
    • 05:37 a.m.
      Title: Can We Still Be Friends
      Performer(s): Todd Rundgren
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:46
    • 05:47 a.m.
      Title: Blackbird
      Composer: Maccartney/lennon
      Performer(s): Sean Keane
      Performer(s):
      Album: The Man That I Am (recordno: Gracd276), Grapevine, GRACD276
      Duration: 0:02:19

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