As more birds awake, so do some insects, and squirrels. In the distance, the sounds of a city waking to a new day.
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