Following my first recording of the dawn chorus at my local beauty spot, Moel Famau, North Wales, I decided to do a second recording at a spot higher up the hill, in the Clywdian forest.
Two things I learnt from my first recording of bird song were a) avoid running water and b) avoid wind, as both of these will give a background noise that's hard to remove in post-processing.
The spot I chose for this recording, well into the trees on a windless dawn, was virtually noise free and the birdsong was very clear on this beautiful morning.
Also, there were different birds to be heard in this higher, more dense woodland, with an owl and a pair of wood pigeons making a contribution to this morning's recording.
Soon after I'd finished a cuckoo started up, but that's a challenge for another dawn.
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