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Subject: FW: [BIRDWG01] Recording flight calls of nocturnal migrants
From: "Barb Beck" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 23:09:20 -0600
Thought some of you might help this lady out.

Because you must be a member of the Yahoo below to access the recording
is another link on my ftp site for those of you who are not members.

-----Original Message-----
From: NBHC ID-FRONTIERS Frontiers of Field Identification
 Behalf Of Jessica Murray
Sent: August 12, 2004 8:52 PM
Subject: [BIRDWG01] Recording flight calls of nocturnal migrants

Hello there,

I have recently began recording the nocturnal flight calls of migrating
birds as they pass overhead Rocky Point Bird Observatory in Victoria,
British Columbia.  The other night my microphone and laptop recorded an
flight call that I am unfamiliar with.  I have posted this "mystery

Any suggestions to the possible ID of this bird??? All would be greatly
appreciated.  Thanks in advance.

Jessica Murray


>From   Tue Mar  8 18:27:48 2005
Message: 8=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 04:20:36 -0000
From: "oryoki2000" <>
Subject: Re: Marantz PMD670/Sound Devices 744t

The Sound Devices 722/744t looks like it could pass the "kick it down
the stairs" test, with one caveat: Its small hard disc storage medium
is   more vulnerable to the indignities of field use than other media
are.  The 722/744 does give you the option to record to Compactflash
instead of, or in addition to, the hard disc for this reason.  The
Sound Devices web pages indicate that their design includes extra
protection for the hard disc, but Murphy's Law often finds a way to
defeat good intentions.

The 744t is supposed to be released this month, with the 722 following
in September.  I'm interested in a "raw" 722, sold without hard disc
or battery, since I would use Compactflash and an external power
supply that I already purchased.



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