Curlews at Gouthwaite Reservoir

An installation by Sue Harrsion on the viewing platform alongside the Gouthwaite reservoir across from the car park Aug 24 to 27, 10:30 to 4pm.

“Hanging by a Thread”, is a dramatic illustration of the wading birds of the Dales and their songs, to raise the issue of pressure from farming and climate fluctuations.

A sonogram on fabric on the bank of Gouthwaite Reservoir, representing the sound of bird song.

Three sonograms of the songs of endangered wading birds installed in the viewing area. It was too windy on the bank.

Fabric representation of endangered wading birds. Lapwings, Oystercatchers and a Redshank.

Embroidery of the regional names for the lapwing and a description of the  call and song of the Lapwing and the Redshank

A panoramic of the embroidered bird images, regional names and songs.

A telescope is available to see the local birds. You may see some lapwings.

 

 

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