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Dawn Chorus in Wotton
Recorded sometime in 50's or early 60's, probably up Old London Road

Here's a real treat. Take yourself back in time by listening to these 2 recordings of bird song.

They were probably recorded up Old London Road, sometime in the late 1950's or early 1960's.

In one of these recordings you can hear a steam train, far in the distance, pulling out of Charfield Railway Station.

Can you recognise all the birds?

click to listen Recording One (mp3) Click to Listen
click to listen Recording Two (mp3) Click to Listen

Thanks to Hugo Grimes for making these available for everyone to enjoy.



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