Episode 11. Birdsong, by Jonathan Woolley and Hugh Williamson


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Birdsong is a ubiquitous feature of the British countryside. But what is the cultural significance of this much-loved part of our landscape? Jonathan Woolley reflects upon the meanings made by birds - as omens, as signs, as proxies, and as music - from the Norfolk Broads, to Bosavi in Papua New Guinea. This podcast uses audio from freesound.org: Lapwing.wav by Juskiddink (http://freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/72560/) 120319_001_L4 Rooks and some magpies.mp3 by Nemark (http://freesound.org/people/nemark/sounds/150176/) Blackcap01_13-03-2016.wav by Tim_Lomas (http://freesound.org/people/Tim_Lomas/sounds/342098/) 20080321.warbler.wav by dobroide (http://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/51028/) The full version of Hanna Tuulikki’s ‘At Sing, Two Birds’ is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKcETcbf8Es

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