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Water Boatmen
Lee Patterson
North Norfolk, England
Collection 1
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Field Recordings , Calls , Calls , Insects , Natural World , Timbre , Water

Collection 1 #30

You heard the call of Lesser Water Boatmen, recorded on Cley Marshes, North Norfolk. Even though they are less than 1cm long, water boatmen can make a surprisingly loud noise! Water boatmen are a type of small insect that skate along on top of ponds and lakes. They make sounds by rubbing special hairs on…

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