How we hear birds

To: Peter Shute <>
Subject: How we hear birds
From: Bill Stent <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 18:55:14 +1000
I heard the recording and thought it was very interesting. Because it was 
computer generated, the creator had a lot of control over harmonics and other 
hidden aspect. I’d love to see a sonogram of the recording.

> On 17 May 2018, at 6:44 pm, Peter Shute <> wrote:
> This thing is doing the rounds of Facebook, etc, at the moment - a recording 
> of a voice that sounds like it's saying either Laurel or Yanny depending on 
> how good your high frequency hearing is.
> If different people can hear such different things from one recording, is it 
> any wonder the bird call descriptions in field guides don't make sense to 
> everyone?
> Peter Shute
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