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Subject: Re: [Nature Recordists] Re: Lyrebird
From: vickipowys <>
Date: Friday, 24 December, 2010, 0:06


I should be possible to make a copy of the movie. I can do this on a
Mac using iShowU. Then once I have a Quicktime movie, I can drag
this into my audio editor (Peak) and save a copy as WAV or AIFF i.e.
just the sound file without the movie. Not sure how you do this on a
PC but it must be possible.



On 24/12/2010, at 8:13 AM, Michael Dalton wrote:

> John,
> It appears that the Adelaide Zoo has no interest in learning that
> the bird was speaking English words. I don't know what else to do.
> I wish someone could strip just the audio out of the video so I
> could keep a copy.
> BTW, since we last spoke, I am hooked up with a local university to
> do some speech research with words spoken by my talking bird. I'll
> be doing some things with them after New Year's.
> Mike
> Florida
> ---
> Re: Lyrebird
> Posted by: "jtudor2005"  jtudor2005
> Fri Dec 17, 2010 1:27 pm (PST)
> --- In naturerecordists@ yahoogroups. com, Michael Dalton
> <mdaltonarielle@ ...> wrote:
>> Most listeners to the Adelaide Zoo clip did NOT hear the speech
>> sounds that the bird learned. I was able to decode the bird's speech.
> hi Mike
> I'd forgotten about this. Did you end up having success in ealing
> with the Adelaide Zoo??
> Regards
> John
> Littlehampton
> South Australia
>> 2. Superb Lyrebird, M. novaehollandiae
> Adelaide Zoo (South Australia) has three Superb Lyrebirds.
> On the news last year for mimicking construction machinery that was
> being used for constructing the Panda enclosures.
> I seem to remember they were also mimicking human voices.

"While a picture is worth a thousand words, a
sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie Krause.

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