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Subject: Re: ANWR
From: Tim Nielsen <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 17:14:32 -0700
Martyn, that's a great recording.

Can I ask two questions?

What is ANWR?

What mic did you use?


On Jun 18, 2005, at 4:32 PM, Martyn Stewart wrote:

> I have just gotten back from a trip to ANWR. I got back late  
> Wednesday night
> after a 5 day stint up there. I recorded some birds from my wish  
> list that I
> had hoped to encounter and was very pleased with the outcome.
> This is the vocalization from a White-crowned sparrow.
> Thousands of White-crowned sparrows, Golden-crowned sparrows, Lapland
> longspurs grace the open tundra. I recorded much of the landscape  
> in the
> event of it being opened up for drilling (I pray not)
> This is no my celestial home, I absolutely love it there, millions of
> migrating birds on every corner you look, I was up from 3:30am  
> everyday
> going to bed at around 11:00pm. I must say I have been walking  
> around now
> like a headless chicken trying to get and catch up on my sleep.
> One thing I will add is the recorder I used. The sound devices 722  
> is the
> best recorder on this planet, I love its response and compliments  
> all the
> mics I have. In quiet environments like this, you don't hear noisy  
> pre-amps
> just your heart beating. The long battery power guarantees you will  
> not be
> let down and the back-up pack I had made by Leonard at sonic studio  
> ensures
> that I have nothing to worry about.
> Martyn
> Martyn Stewart
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