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BirdNote®: Dawn ‘Round the World

Air Date: Week of January 5, 2018

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An American Crow welcoming the dawn (Photo: Marlin Harms)

As the sun rises around the Earth, melodious birdsong wakes the world, as Mary McCann celebrates in today’s BirdNote®.



CURWOOD: With a New Year comes a fresh chance to enjoy some wonders of our world. Here’s Mary McCann with today’s BirdNote.


A New Year Dawns
Recorded by Gordon Hempton
Written by Chris Peterson

This is BirdNote!

Listen! The earth awakens as dawn circles the globe.

[Nature recordings from around the globe]

Cormorants in the soft light of a new day (Photo: Artur Rydzewski)

Sounds for today’s BirdNote were recorded, around the globe, by Gordon Hempton, Soundtracker.com. I’m Mary McCann.

Dawn sounds recorded and provided by Gordon Hempton, Soundtracker.com. Used with permission. For more, visit www.soundtracker.com
Producer: John Kessler
Executive Producer: Chris Peterson
© 2005-2018 Tune In to Nature.org / BirdNote January 2018 Narrator: Mary McCann


CURWOOD: And for pictures, wing on over to our website, LOE.org.



The “New Year Dawns” story on the BirdNote® website

Acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton, a.k.a. “The Sound Tracker”, recorded these sounds


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