Thanks for replying, but I dont have a clue what all that means and wouldnt
know how to start on it.Computers still confuse me.My neice put my BOCA cds
in it for me.
On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 8:08 PM, Judith Hoyle <> wrote:
> Hi David,
> The good news is that you don't need to convert the songs for them to play
> in your iTunes.
> - Right click on the 'disc' icon of the tune you want to copy.
> - Left click on 'save link as'
> - Save into a created folder - for example I saved the Indian Robin
> into a folder I named Indian Birdsong and gave it the file name "Indian
> Robin" (the original file name is not necessarily the name of the bird, for
> some reason that is beyond me)
> - Open My Music
> - Open the folder with the copied calls.
> - Highlight call or calls you want to import into iTunes and drag and
> drop it/them across into your iTunes music library.
> It took me a while to find out where they had gone, but you will find them
> under "artists" - they come across as the name of the person who recorded
> the call. In my case this was Sander Bot. I clicked on his name, and hey
> presto the Indian Robin was there. I then dragged and dropped this into the
> Indian Birds playlist that I had set up before starting.
> Sounds a bit laborious but it is quite easy and quick once you get the hang
> of it.
> Hope this all helps - have sent it out to the list as other members may
> like the same information.
> Kind regards
> Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 19:28:20 +1000
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Xeno Canto - Free Bird Calls Website +
> Redthroats at Bowra
> Hi Judith,
> How do you down load this to your itunes?
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Judith Hoyle <>wrote:
> Good evening Birding Ausers,
> This is a link to a free bird call site which I am sure many of you will be
> aware of. Thanks to Sander Bot (a Dutch birder) who kindly emailed me the
> details again after I lost the piece of paper with the address written on
> it! It was lovely to play his recording of the Indian Robin from Goa and
> remember the sites, sights and sounds from that day.
> I have just been in playing on the site and have successfully downloaded
> songs into my iTunes. My understanding is that there are no copyright
> restrictions and all calls can be downloaded. Recordings of 60% of the
> world's bird can be found on this site, so well worth a look/listen! For me
> having the opportunity to learn at least some calls prior to going to exotic
> lands will be a wonderful addition to future trip preparations.
> Also so much gets written about Bowra that I was not going to put anything
> on about our recent trip (where Peter again failed to see the Grey
> Falcon...or the "That which cannot be named" bird) however on our last
> morning we got great views of 6 or so Redthroat including 3 singing males.
> This was not at the site marked on the map for Redthroat, but on a near by
> track very close to the track itself.
> Julie tells me this is one of the most commonly missed birds. I left the
> GPS co-ordinates with Julie and Ian and would be happy to provide more
> details if requested to do so off site.
> Happy birding
> Judith Hoyle
> Brisbane, QLD
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