International Dawn Chorus Day Sunday 2nd May 2021
Video - Audio - Downloads - GPS Listening Walk - Documentation

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International Dawn Chorus Day is the worldwide celebration of nature's greatest symphony. All across the world people rise early to revel in the sweet sound of birdsong, from rattling wrens in Rotherham to crooning cowbirds in the Caribbean.


Dawn Chorus Guide: BBC Wildlife Magazine online (2021)
Birdsong hits its glorious annual peak in April and May, when the widest range of bird species throw their energy into one of our most uplifting wildlife phenomena. There are two purposes to birdsong: to attract a mate, and to hold down a territory.


International Dawn Chorus Day 2021 electricbackroom STUDIO
Symondsbury, Dorset UK
by David Rogers.


International Dawn Chorus Day 2021
Symondsbury Business Park, Dorset UK
by Mandy Rathbone.


framework radio IDCD2021 edition (2021)

…a synchronous mix of Dawn Chorus field recordings from different parts of Europe that were all recorded at the same time on 3rd May 2020 at: 5:06 – 5:22 Greenwich Summer Time, or at the same time local time. The tracks are are also mixed together in a synchronised way. This mix ends a few minutes before the local sunrise (at 5:25 in Cambridge, where I did the recordings), and it is therefore called “Before Sunrise”. I have panned the mix so that the birds from the East of Europe can be heard on the right, and those from the West on the left earphone/speaker.
karsten köhler, 2021.04


electricbackroom STUDIO: three new releases on BandCamp (2021)
S O U N D I N G [ S ] : : IDCD2021 by various artists.
S O U N D I N G [ S ] v2 : : IDCD2019/21 by ivon oates & David Rogers.
R E S P O N S E [ S ] : : IDCD2021 by various artists

Download GPS Listening Walk:

International Dawn Chorus Day 'responses'.
Located along the river Simene Symondsbury, Dorset (see map on echoes webpage link).

zone 1 - reflections by Amalia and Eva Fahle-Clouts
zone 2 - abstraction by Adrian Newton
zone 3 - variations by ivon oates
zone 4 - reverberations by David Rogers
zone 5 - Simulacra Chorus by Pete Treglown
zone 6 - songs by David Rogers
zone 7 - dawn of the synthetic fauna

Online Talk - Watch:

CafeSciBournemouth Are the world's ecosystems about to collapse?
with Professor Adrian Newton (Tuesday 4 May 2021)


Ecosystem Collapse and Recovery by Professor Adrian Newton (2021)

There is a growing concern that many important ecosystems, such as coral reefs and tropical rain forests, might be at risk of sudden collapse as a result of human disturbance. At the same time, efforts to support the recovery of degraded ecosystems are increasing, through approaches such as ecological restoration and rewilding...........

Online Programme:

soundcamp 'OFF-GRID' (Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 May 2021)

REVEIL relayed the sounds of live open microphones operated by streamers on the Locus Sonus soundmap, Cyberforest programme, LIDO deep water hydrophone observatory, BIOM Open Microphone network, and elsewhere. It spans from formal research to domestic projects and one-off broadcasts.


Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (26 June - 4 July 2021)


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