Sound Escape 68: be enchanted by the evocative chatter of a huge seabird colony

Be transported to the wild cliffs of Handa, off the coast of Sutherland, and the swirling whirling city of seabirds. It's the beginning of the breeding season and guillemots, razorbills and fulmars jostle for the best spots to nest while puffins makes themselves at home in borrows at the top of the sea stacks. The noise is constant as birds constantly commute between cliffs and the wider ocean to feed.

Recorded by Fergus Collins, introduced by Hannah Tribe. Image from Getty.



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