BBC Countryfile Magazine

Sound Escape 63: enjoy a cuckoo chorus in a Dorset vale

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A damp and dank May morning. Mild and mizzled. A robin feeds its young while the song of blackbird, song thrush and chiffchaff fills the air. There is a gentle buzz of insects, the chatter of house sparrows and goldfinches. While from the faint mist of the valley comes the unmistakable call of a cuckoo.

Recorded by Kevin Parr and presented by Hannah Tribe

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