Classification: Water birds
Common name: Eurasian Coot
Scientific name: Fulica atra
Recorded by: IM Rawes
Recording date and time: 25 October 2009, 5.30pm
Location: Welsh Harp Reservoir, Hendon
Description: Calls of adult coots in the reservoir, rising in number and intensity after one coot begins chasing another. Rattling of rushes in the wind, and occasional creaks from a giant hogweed stem.
Technical guff: Stereo. Audio Technica BP 4029 mid/side mic, Fostex FR-2LE digital recorder.