REEL 54 [DAT 28]
Lesconil, France April 17/75
A [ID 1 0:20]
1. DAWN CHORUS, field west of Lesconil
mark * first birds waking up. [2:28]
[ID 2 22:13]
2. mark * DAWN CHORUS cont'd
mark * solo singer in foreground [37:56]
1. Birds asleep when recordists arrive. Very quiet ambience; then, first bird wakes up, long intervals of silence in between. Then more birds in distance. Constant, distant wave sounds from ocean. Frogs singing in background, very faint. Birds becoming more and more active towards end of take.
2. Bird song more active, beautiful clear singing. At end of take recordist running up to mics, good effect.