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Re: UK deer identification?

Subject: Re: UK deer identification?
From: "chrishails50" chrishails50
Date: Thu Dec 2, 2010 11:32 pm ((PST))
Hi David,

Are you really sure it is a deer ? It is too high pitched for a Red Deer, quite 
unlike the Roe Deer I record in Switzerland (examples on my site), or the 
Muntjac I used to hear in Asia, and to be honest with the high-pitched, short 
irregular calls if I heard that on "my patch" I would tell myself it was a 
medium sized dog. But I do not know the sounds of other UK introduced species, 
I know Tom posted Fallow Deer here recently. Hope this helps with the 


--- In  "Avocet" <> wrote:
> Can someone please help me out identifying this deer bark in North 
> Devon?
> I have a hunch but need confirmation. I don't know yet if I got it on
> the trail camera, but the other day I got a smallish deer with a large
> round white patch on its backside.
> It's s distant recording cleaned up a bit but with interesting echoes
> from the woods. I heard it opposite my cottage in conifers and grabbed
> my mics but it was moving off down the broadleaved wood before I
> started recording. There's a stereo echo from the opposite wooded
> hillside and the last barks made away from the mic are strongly echoed
> back as a reverb.
> Crossed MKH416's at 45 deg; SQN mixer; Tascam DR1
> David
> David Brinicombe
> North Devon, UK
> Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum - Ambrose Bierce

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