Sound Archive

A collection of recordings made on Isle of Muck, Scotland between March and August 2020.

The sounds were captured in diverse locations on the island, and present elements of the natural, agricultural and nautical landscape in the form of untreated field recordings.

They are in no particular order.

Dawn Chorus // Gallanach Bay // 01.05.2020

Short-eared owl // Bothy at Port Mór // 14.07.2020

High tide // Gallanach Bay // 04.06.2020

Arctic terns // Aird nan Uan // 07.06.2020

Tidal rock pool // Camas Mór // 04.04.2020

Eider ducks and oystercatchers // Gallanach Bay // 10.04.2020

Stream // Shell Beach // 25.03.2020

Cows // Gallanach Bay // 04.05.2020

Common Snipe // Benn Airein // 06.05.2020

Ewes and lambs // Cnoc nan Calman // 21.04.2020

Eurasian skylark // Glen Martin // 09.04.2020

Bumblebees // Gallanach Cottage // 10.04.2020

Common seals // Gallanach Bay // 15.05.2020

Sheep after sheering // Gallanach Bay // 31.05.2020

Waves // A' Ghlasaird // 09.04.2020

Sheep from Horse Island // Eilean Aird nan Uan // 08.04.2020

Shells rustling // Shell Beach // 19.04.2020

Northern Lapwing // Aird nan Uan // 13.03.2020

Storm // Gallanach Cottage // 22.05.2020

Cave // Gallanach Bay // 15.03.2020

Tricking stream and seagulls // Bar na Fionn Aird // 11.07.2020

Rain on metal shed // Bothy at Port Mór // 27.07.2020

Cows eating a hedge // Gallanach Cottage // 02.07.2020

Owls hunting // Bothy at Port Mór // 20.07.2020

Gentle waves // Ingalean, Aird na Uan // 28.05.2020

Creaking in the wind // Bothy at Port Mór // 30.07.2020

Wind in the trees // Bothy at Port Mór // 26.07.2020

Buoy instrument // Ghleann Eoghean Mór // 12.04.2020

Small waterfall // Port Mór House B&B // 23.07.2020

Wind farm // Port Mór // 26.07.2020

Helicopter // Gallanach Farm // 06.05.2020

Ferry disembarking // CalMac Lochnevis // 04.03.2020

Ferry Covid announcement // CalMac Lochnevis // 01.08.2020