The day begins with the occasional call of the green frog, and distant singing Red-winged Blackbirds and American Robins.
As the light emerges, bird songs are brought to the fore, and more species add their voices to the building dawn chorus.
Songscapes Season 2: A Day in Cootes Paradise was recorded on July 5, 2019 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Cootes Paradise is a 1500 acre wetland on the western edge of Lake Ontario, owned and managed by the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), a charitable organization. It lies alongside the city of Hamilton, Ontario. The site is a National Historic Site, a Nationally Important Bird Area (IBA), and an Important Amphibian and Reptile Area (IMPARA). It is one of the most biodiverse wetlands in all of Canada.
Audio engineering by Rob Porter.
For more information, see http://hamiltonnature.org/songscapes