Sound of Month

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All sounds of month here. Latest below:

Clicking summer night

Text, photo and sound: Arne Ader
Translation: Liis

 

 
The rhythmic clickings of spotted crakes create a sound image of summer nights in watery sedge, rush and reed surroundings. Their bright sound surprises with its presence: the singers always seem to be much nearer than they actually are. The crakes are like clocks ticking in the wet grass, telling the time every three-quarters of a second: "üitt - üitt - üitt...".


 

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