bird call recognition app.

To: Charles <>
Subject: bird call recognition app.
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:50:13 +1100
> On 19 Oct 2014, at 6:24 am, "Charles" <> wrote:
> Specifically in relation to birds, getting the speaker device close to the 
> bird calling could also be a challenge in many instances?

I assume you mean recording device? Yes, even for humans trying to identify 
calls, a recording fairly clear of background noise helps a lot. Sometimes it 
can be difficult to get people to understand just which call you want help with 
if there are louder birds calling over the top of it. If there are insects, or 
wind blowing in the trees, the call can sometimes be difficult to see on a 

Of course there are alternatives to getting closer - shotgun and parabolic 
microphones - but not everyone had those handy.

Peter Shute
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