For All Of You Night Owls

  Aitchbee 23:42 06 May 2017
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The Dawn Chorus on Radio4 from 1 am - till the wee hours of the morning.

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  rdave13 01:23 07 May 2017

Hear the cacophony every two weeks when I arrive to work at 0515. Does you heed in Scotsman.

  john bunyan 05:20 07 May 2017

Been listening since 4.15!!

  Quickbeam 05:41 07 May 2017
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I hear it now with no complaints. If I swap to the front bedroom I get the boy racer and bus chorus... back bedroom for me for the last 40 years!

  wee eddie 11:42 07 May 2017

I gave up after the Flamingos. When do they sleep?

  Forum Editor 12:07 07 May 2017

I hear the dawn chorus every morning - I love it. It's something that takes me straight back to being a twelve-year-old, walking into Hinchley Wood very early in the morning when I was staying with my grandparents during school holidays.

The dawn chorus was almost deafening, and to me it seemed magical. The chorus where I live now is not on the same scale, but it's uplifting, nevertheless.

  Cymro. 12:51 08 May 2017

Living as I do in a rural area we also hear the evening chorus. So anyone know if the birds that sing at sunset are the same as those that sing at dawn?

  Aitchbee 22:28 08 May 2017

Quickbeam, on the subject of front or back bedrooms, I've noticed that a family of starlings have opted for a front-facing sunny outlook [front bedroom] in the well-sheltered eaves of a house which has a bus stop and other amenities about five metres from the nest. The human residents don't seem to mind, although it gets rather noisy at feeding time.

  john bunyan 06:40 09 May 2017

Anyone who has spent time in jungles, such as in parts of East Malaysia, will remember the deafening nose at dawn and dusk from howler monkeys.

  Forum Editor 07:58 09 May 2017

john bunyan

And the racket from frogs during the monsoon.

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