Earth Ear: Daybreak at Iguaçu
Air Date: Week of February 15, 2013
Iguaçu Falls (Photo: bigstockphoto.com)
Steve Curwood and Dan Grossman recorded the dawn chorus of birds at Iguaçu Falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil.
CURWOOD: We leave you this week deep in the rain-forest.
[EXOTIC BIRDS CHIRPING]
A chorus of brilliant-colored birds greets the dawn near Iguaçu Falls close to the border of Brazil and Argentina.
[MORE EXOTIC BIRDS CALLING]
There are over a hundred bird species in the area -- including toucans, motmots, woodpeckers, flycatchers, antbirds, and manakins.
Dan Grossman and I recorded this dawn chorus when we visited the falls a few years ago.
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