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The Griffon Vulture Cliff - nature soundscape -

The Griffon Vulture Cliff

Recordist: Melissa Pons
Guarda, Portugal
Recommended charity: Rewilding Portugal


Facing a cliff, after travelling through the insidious roads of the mountain range of the region of the Greater Vale do Côa, sitting in absolute silence and quietness, one can observe the vultures (Gyps fulvus) that nest and move around searching for food. The flights of these birds are very powerful as can hear in this recording, as if moving a big mass of air.
The day was hot and very dry with cicadas and wind swirls illustrating these conditions.
Thanks to Rewilding Portugal for facilitating and pointing access to these places.

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