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International Dawn Chorus Day
June 1, 2016FREE
International Dawn Chorus Day is the worldwide celebration of nature’s symphony. This year there will be more opportunities than ever to join in the excitement. In the run up to the event events from all over the world and across the UK will be listed on this website, so visit us regularly to see what’s planned in your area.
Celebrated on the first Sunday of May, the story goes that International Dawn Chorus Day(IDCD) began in the 1980s when broadcaster and environmentalist Chris Baines asked everyone to attend his birthday party at 4am so they could enjoy the dawn chorus with him. Since then IDCD has grown from a small event in Birmingham UK to an annual international celebration with Dawn Chorus events held as far afield as the Caribbean and Antarctica.
To find an event near you, see here