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Artist Talks: Seán Ronayne

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Artist Talks: Seán Ronayne

Hello! This is already our fourth episode of the series Artist Talks.

Our guest today is Seán Ronayne, an ornithologist and zoologist with a mission to record all the bird species in Ireland and to inspire change through his work and the fascination he nurtures by animal behaviour and outdoors. One very fascinating topic Seán shares about is how we can listen to the birds’ stories if we pay attention to their mimicry. So prepare yourself as we’re going to listen to some incredible bird vocalisations on this episode.

As always, we also talk about being in nature and wander in nature at night… alone but holding a parabola.

Seán’s website Irish Wildlife Sounds

Seán’s SoundCloud and Twitter

Listen to Seán’s recordings on

Watch ‘My mission is to record all of the bird species in Ireland’, a piece for the Irish Times, by Kathleen Harris.

References talked about in this episode:

The Great Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause

Jay mimicry of a cat on Xeno-Canto: XC585280; recording by Adrianna Muszyńska is a completely free streaming service of 900+ nature sounds from around the world, offering natural soundscapes and guided meditations for people who wish to listen to nature, relax, and become more connected.

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