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A Jittery Dawn Chorus With Golden Orioles, Red-Backed Shrikes and Nightingales - nature landscape painting - earth.fm

A Jittery Dawn Chorus With Golden Orioles, Red-Backed Shrikes and Nightingales

Artist: Melissa Pons
Guarda, Portugal
Notes:

What does Nature sing on a place that has seen blood spilled in behalf of kingdoms’ territory dispute, species extinction and the abandonment of land?

During the whole time I spent in this region, that was on my mind. It was psychologically difficult and the rocky and dry shrubs didn’t offer much solace. I think about the attempts of land domination and how a harmonious and reciprocal  relationship could reflect on the landscape.

This recording invites us to listen with an open mind.

The main species on this recording are: Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus), Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio), Common BlackBird (Turdus Merula), Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos), Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus), Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix).

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