Mooney Goes Wild Sunday 7 May 2017

Dawn Chorus 2018

This year's Dawn Chorus programme will take place on Sunday, May 6th 2018, and will be broadcast from across Europe and beyond between midnight and 7am!  For more information, click here.

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Mooney Goes Wild

Mooney Goes Wild

Derek Mooney recaps some of the highlights of the 2017 Dawn Chorus. 

You can listen back to the full 6 hour broadcast here

You can here the Dawn Chorus concert by clicking here.

Dawn Chorus 2017 - First Hour - 00:00 - 01:00

To mark International Dawn Chorus Day, Mooney Goes Wild brings you the 22nd Dawn Chorus programme! Join us to listen in to the songs of birds in 21 different locations, spanning 6 time zones across 12 countries, as we traverse every latitude and longitude from India to Iceland, following the wave of light as it reveals this ornithological opera!

Dawn Chorus 2017 - Second Hour - 01:00 - 02:00

To mark International Dawn Chorus Day, Mooney Goes Wild brings you the 22nd Dawn Chorus programme! Join us to listen in to the songs of birds in 21 different locations, spanning 6 time zones across 12 countries, as we traverse every latitude and longitude from India to Iceland, following the wave of light as it reveals this ornithological opera!

Dawn Chorus 2017 - Third Hour - 02:00 - 03:00

To mark International Dawn Chorus Day, Mooney Goes Wild brings you the 22nd Dawn Chorus programme! Join us to listen in to the songs of birds in 21 different locations, spanning 6 time zones across 12 countries, as we traverse every latitude and longitude from India to Iceland, following the wave of light as it reveals this ornithological opera!

Dawn Chorus 2017 - Fourth Hour - 03:00 - 04:00

To mark International Dawn Chorus Day, Mooney Goes Wild brings you the 22nd Dawn Chorus programme! Join us to listen in to the songs of birds in 21 different locations, spanning 6 time zones across 12 countries, as we traverse every latitude and longitude from India to Iceland, following the wave of light as it reveals this ornithological opera!

Dawn Chorus 2017 - Fifth Hour - 04:00 - 05:00

To mark International Dawn Chorus Day, Mooney Goes Wild brings you the 22nd Dawn Chorus programme! Join us to listen in to the songs of birds in 21 different locations, spanning 6 time zones across 12 countries, as we traverse every latitude and longitude from India to Iceland, following the wave of light as it reveals this ornithological opera!

Dawn Chorus 2017 - Sixth Hour - 05:00 - 06:00

To mark International Dawn Chorus Day, Mooney Goes Wild brings you the 22nd Dawn Chorus programme! Join us to listen in to the songs of birds in 21 different locations, spanning 6 time zones across 12 countries, as we traverse every latitude and longitude from India to Iceland, following the wave of light as it reveals this ornithological opera!

Hedgerows: It is an offence to 'cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy hedgerows on uncultivated land during the nesting season from 1 March to 31 August, subject to certain exceptions'. For more information, click here.

To contact your local wildlife ranger, click here for contact details. To read the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, click here.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please DO NOT send any live, dead or skeletal remains of any creature whatsoever to Mooney Goes Wild.

If you find an injured animal or bird, please contact the National Parks & Wildlife Service on 1890 20 20 21, or BirdWatch Ireland, on 01 281-9878, or visit www.irishwildlifematters.ie

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