The best time to hear nightingales at Paxton is at dawn or dusk, in scrub along the Haul Road or the Heronry Trail.
The Muses also gathered up the fragments of his body and buried them at Leibethra below Olympus, where the nightingales sang over his grave, while yet another legend places his tomb at Dium, near Pydna in Macedonia.
Recent research in Germany has shown that urban noise can force nightingales to sing so loudly that they break European sound pollution regulations!
The park is celebrated for the multitude of its nightingales, and is usually filled with the sound of running water from several fountains and cascades.
Everything was in blossom, the nightingales trilled, and their voices reverberated now near, now far away.