Cosmo Sheldrake releases new album comprised of recordings of endangered birds
Multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and producer Cosmo Sheldrake releases "Wake Up Calls" - featuring sounds of engangered birds like the cuckoo, skylark or owl.
September 18, 2020
"Wake Up Calls" was created over a nine year period, using recordings of bird song featured on the red and amber lists of endangered British birds (with the exception of a Robin and a Blackbird, which aren’t endangered – yet). Sheldrake says: "I hope that it will help us to become more aware of the glorious polyphonic sound worlds that surround us." The album features: a Robin, Blackbird, Willow Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Ring Ouzel, Mistle Thrush, Nghtingale, Dunnock, Nightjar, Short Eared Owl, Long Eared Owl, Little Owl, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Turtle Dove, Cuckoo, Teal and Bittern.
Listen to "Cuckoo Song" below: