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Dawn at Stony Creek Bush Campground

Ikara/Flinders Ranges National Park, Australia
Recommended charity: Birdlife Australia

On our way to somewhere else, we stopped overnight at this lovely campground, between Mount Remarkable National Park and Ikara/Flinders Ranges National Park. The evening bird chorus in the surrounding bushland adjacent to Stony Creek was plentiful and beautiful, but evening was not a good time to record, with lots of people activity in the campground. Advantage was taken of an early dawn, whilst most other campers were still peacefully sleeping, to record the already very wakeful and hyperactive birdlife – particularly the fascinating calls of the Rufous Songlark, which are faintly reminiscent of, but much more natural and spontaneous than, the tone rows or serial music of Schoenberg and Webern. is a completely free streaming service of 800+ 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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