Rye Harbour Soundscapes

Stereo sounds from a coastal nature reserve in Sussex, UK. Best experienced with headphones.

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Sunday May 15, 2022

Saturday May 14, 2022

A clear close Skylark recording of 50 seconds is then repeated, BUT slowed down 5 times to reveal the subtle phrases more clearly.

Wetland Wildlife Sounds

Saturday May 14, 2022

Saturday May 14, 2022

An hour of Marsh Frogs, Reed and Sedge Warblers, Reed Bunting and Cuckoo

Cettis Warbler singing

Thursday May 12, 2022

Thursday May 12, 2022

THIS HAS SIX VERY LOUD BURSTS OF CETTIS WARBLER CALL, DO NOT TURN YOUR VOLUME UP HIGH.
The first burst of Cettis Warbler call is at 6 seconds and is distant and quiet, but at 53s, 1m59s, 2m30s, 3m25s, 4m9s, 4m30s and 4m54s it is very close and very loud.
Other calls are Common Whitethroat at 3s, 53s, 1m50s plus others, Sedge Warbler at 3.30 plus others, Lapwing at 1m30s and Collared Dove cukooing.
12th May 2022
 

Tuesday May 10, 2022

In the scrub, beside a reedy ditch there are many birds singing at first light.
Reed and Sedge Warblers, Common and Lesser Whitethroat, Chiffchaff and Cettis Warblers, Linnets, Woodpigeons and a brief Cuckoo.
In the distance are the waves on the shore at high tide.

Tuesday May 10, 2022

A calm early morning in May with fishing boats leaving the harbour, waves on the shore and the sounds of our breeding birds:
Oystercatchers, Skylarks, Little Terns and Avocets.

Sunday May 01, 2022

30 minutes of sound from the Corner Pools on 1st May 2022

Gentle waves on the shingle

Saturday Apr 04, 2020

Saturday Apr 04, 2020

Just the sound of waves and an occasional distant Oystercatcher.

Bittern Sound Spectrogram

Friday Apr 24, 2015

Friday Apr 24, 2015

.. this time including the sound spectrogram that shows a quick "warm up" before the first and before the last boom. Other reedbed birds singing are  Sedge and Reed Warblers. By John Willsher recorded 24th April 2015.

Booming Bittern at Castle Water

Thursday Apr 23, 2015

Thursday Apr 23, 2015

A mono recording this morning from the viewpoint by John Willsher. The deep boom is surrounded by many Reed Warblers. You might need your headphones or bass whoofer to hear it, it's low about 30 Hz

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