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 and more

Common name: St James's Park 6am August

Scientific name: n/a

Recorded by: IM Rawes

Recording date and time: 28 August 2009, 6am

Location: Overlooking the lake in St James's Park, near the south end.

Description: Ducks and geese call in the morning on the lake in the park. Big Ben can be heard striking the hour faintly in the background.

Technical guff: Stereo. Audio-Technica BP4025 mic, Fostex FR-2LE digital recorder.

Additional notes: None.