General London wildlife

A collection of recordings made around London of birds, mammals and insects. Special thanks to xeno canto recordist Stuart Fisher for kindly allowing many of his recordings to be included here.

April dawn chorus Catford Culverly Road, Catford, southeast London
April dawn chorus Hilly Fields Hilly Fields, Lewisham
April dawn chorus Sydenham Hill Sydenham Hill Wood nature reserve
Beddington dusk Beddington Farm, near Croydon
Beddington dusk May 2011 Beddington Farm, near Croydon
June dawn chorus Crayford Marshes Crayford Marshes, Slade Green
May dawn chorus Gunnersbury Gunnersbury Triangle
May dawn chorus Twickenham Marble Hill, Twickenham
October dawn Abbey Wood 1 Middle of Lesnes Abbey Woods
October dawn Abbey Wood 2 Lesnes Abbey Woods, north side
St James Park 6am August Overlooking the lake in St James's Park, near the south end.
Winter dawn Hampstead Heath Hampstead Heath
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Classification: Dawn choruses

Common name: April dawn chorus Catford

Scientific name: n/a

Recorded by: Chris/dashanna

Recording date and time: 5am, April 2010

Location: Culverly Road, Catford, southeast London

Description: This was recorded April 2010, during the volcano-induced no-fly-zone over Britain. There is traffic noise, but the usual frequent aeroplane noise is missing.

Technical guff: Recorded using Olympus DS-50, on timer, with spaced pair of diy paralleled mic caspules.

Additional notes: Many thanks to Chris/dashanna for sharing this recording via SoundCloud.