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Warkworth Dunes Sound Walk with Chris Watson
Sat 11 July 2015
The acclaimed BBC wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson continued his series of coastal sound walks for Sound Strata, the second of which was from Warkworth Dunes.
Chris Watson is a sound recordist specialising in natural history, with a particular and passionate interest in recording the wildlife sounds of animals, habitats and atmospheres from around the world. Watson's sound recording career began in 1981 when he joined Tyne Tees Television. He has released many solo albums of field recordings on Touch records including: Outside the Circle of Fire, Stepping into the Dark and Weather Report.
His work as a BBC sound recordist includes the major David Attenborough television programmes The Life of Birds (1998) and The Life of Mammals (2001/2). In 2006 he was awarded an honorary doctorate “in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sound recording technology, especially in the field of natural history and documentary location sound”.