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This sound effect can be found on The Premiere Edition Volume 1, which was made by The Hollywood Edge.


  • First recorded: July 29, 1984
  • Creator: Dale Johnston
  • Owner: Glen Glenn Sound (July 29, 1984-February 1989), Soundfirm (February 1989-August 13, 1990), The Hollywood Edge (August 13, 1990-2014), Sound Ideas (2014-present)
  • Origin: Valencia, California
  • Year debut: April 11, 1986
  • First heard: Critters (a New Line Cinema film)
  • Area used: Worldwide

This sound was recorded in July 29, 1984 by Dale Johnston in Valencia, California. 2 years later, it made its first appearance in the 1986 New Line Cinema film, Critters. It was also a Soundfirm SFX. On August 13, 1990, The Hollywood Edge picked up this sound and added it to The Premiere Edition Volume 1 library. In 2014, after the bankruptcy of The Hollywood Edge, Sound Ideas took over to acquire this sound.

One of the bird elements is similar to COUNTRY, AMBIENCE - COUNTRY: BIRDS, DOG, PLANE IN B/G from the Series 2000 Sound Effects Library, COUNTRY, DAY - BIRDS, CRICKETS, STEADY BREEZE, AMBIENCE from The General Series 6000 Sound Effects Library, and Sound Ideas, BRITISH BIRDS - BLACKBIRD (TURDUS MERULA) WITH QUIET TOWN GARDEN, DAWN CHORUS AND OCCASIONAL DISTANT CAR (BRISTOL 4.7.81) from BBC Sound Effects Library - Original Series.

Sound Effect Description

Morning Park Birds Medium Distant, With One Bird Chirping, Close Perspective; Active. Debuted in the New Line Cinema film, Critters (1986).

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