As spring starts, the Tufa Field is coming to life as well.

Here you can view and listen to the beginnings of the Dawn Chorus. This will swell in intensity over the next two months reaching a climax in late May.

Turn up the sound volume to listen to wood pigeons, crows ,chaffinches and blackbirds.

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Here is 17 minutes of audio, as the dawn breaks. This was recorded about 40 minutes before sunrise. Put on your head phones, relax and treat yourself to some mindfulness.

See if you can spot the  Tawny Owl, Blackbird,Wren, Chaffinch, Urban Herring Gull, Crow, Magpie, Wood Pigeons, Great Tit, Woodpecker and Song Thrush.

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Late winter  is the time for Vixens to mate. This is often accompanied by piercing screams in the night.

Watch our vixen preparing herself for her date, then screaming for a mate. She starts from the top right and follows the creature path.

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