dawn chorus

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Each talk in this series is inspired by something in the natural world.  This is an open-ended, ongoing series.

The episodes can be dipped into in any order.
Recorded from 2011 onwards, in various places around the world.
You can watch a few YouTube videos of Andy giving talks in this series, using the links on the 
video page.

Most recent episode:

skylark at sunset

2018:

mirror tarn
mountain ridge
exposed roots
forest stream
tree caught
moa defences
changing light
swaying trees
clean air, clean water
meandering stream
snowline
leaves and petals
not a fly
breeze in the trees
deep valley
thirsty jay
hungry sparrows

2017:

sipping nectar
tiny ant
ground squirrel
paw print
jasmine in moonlight
starburst palm frond
chattering birds
twilight
creaking bamboo
flurry of leaves
grey day
water lily leaves
muddy puddles
tiny clusters of flowers
natural woodland
smell of cow dung
beads of water
water worn rocks

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tall grasses
trickle of water
peace and quiet
ocean breeze
raining flowers
wind blown sand
thorny bush
spring birdsong
hoverfly
nesting woodpecker
pine needles in the sun
fallen tree
fresh growth
glow-worms
grazed hillside
skylark
steaming landscape
backlit ferns
whales and dolphins

2016:

tree in blossom
fluttering and gliding
temple rock
snow-capped mountains
macaques and lemurs  (oops, that should be macaques and langurs)
mossy tree
flower butterflies
after the rain
hollow tree
stream of butterflies
damp dark place
unabashed parakeets
yin and yang of nature
animals at ease
copper coloured rock
tiny bird
natural shelter
buzz of bees
sun and breeze
pine needles
shades of green
dead branches
rustling of leaves
still air
morning bee
seagull
scent of a wild rose
sunlight through leaves (100th episode of Dawn Chorus!)
harvest moon
brushing grasses
quiet woods
morning mists
withering grapes
hummingbird


from shade into sunlight
bromeliads
green

tea plantation

2015:

peacock
bamboo leaves falling
padi field
breeze
river
hot rock
tropical reef
rays (also available as a YouTube video)
fireflies
still morning
wriggly tree
natural rhythms
pampas grass
remarkable stones
hot boulder
desolate fields  (see also the vibrant postscript)
feather in the breeze
water bubbling up
lone star
brown butterfly
millipede
dolphins
banyan tree
frangipani leaves
way of the yellow butterfly

remarkable stone


2014:

granite boulders
cracked earth
egret
warmth of the sun
delicate flowers
storm
ripples in a pond
old rhododendron
soaring eagles
fading sunset
morning sunlight
tree fern
sea turtle
lagoon

2013:

diving bird
mountain
school of fish
rain
falling leaves
mangrove roots

2011:

dawn chorus introduction
dawn chorus celebration
grass dancing in the wind
the cove
blue sky
fern unfolding
butterflies
sea of jasmine
bees
dead tree
dappled light
bamboo
amber
the seed
olive grove
lichen
lotus flower
dragonflies
dogs and wolves
grasshopper
bark of the plane tree
woodpecker
rowan berries
pine cone
town pigeons
leaves floating on water
fig leaf