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Spring Dawn Chorus in a Swamp

Quebec, Canada

Rich and intimate spring dawn chorus recorded in a swamp on a forested private land south of Quebec.

This recording gently starts during the nautical twilight with the first skylight colors, and evolve with the sunlight into an intense avian symphony.

Towards the second half of the recording, a woodpecker is drumming/calling on a metal pole nearby, an interesting mix of biophony and anthropophony.

Bird species (approximate order of appearance): Barred Owl (Strix varia), Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum), Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus),White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia), Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), Veery (Catharus fuscescens), Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens), Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica), Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis), Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius), Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus), Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata), American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura), Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus), Brown Creeper (Certhia americana), Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis), American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo
olivaceus), Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum), Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus), Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus), Anatidae spp.

Observed bird species on site (not recorded): Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon), Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus), Northern Parula (Setophaga americana), Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia).

Amphibian species: Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans). 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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