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Re: Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)

Subject: Re: Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)
From: "Martyn Stewart" mijdog2000
Date: Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:45 am ((PDT))
Never obtrusive Abhijit.... Great that you are out there recording :)

Martyn Stewart

Make every garden a wildlife habitat

On Sep 22, 2011, at 2:02 AM, Abhijit Menon-Sen wrote:

> Hi.
> Here's a recording of some Baya Weavers in a tree at the edge of a bajra
> (Pennisetum glaucum, Pearl Millet) field just outside Delhi, India:
> Equipment: Olympus LS-11, in-built microphones, handheld
> Processing: Normalisation to -1dB in Audacity, plus fade-in/out
> I'm posting this to share the astonishing variety of calls that these
> small birds produce. You can hear a few other birds (Grey Francolin at
> the start, Collared Dove in the middle, House Crows later), but most of
> the squeaking, whistling, chirping, and other sounds are from the weaver
> birds. (The recording isn't free of human noise=97this was near a village
> with people working in the fields=97but I hope it's not too obtrusive.)
> Thanks for listening.
> -- Abhijit
> _,_._,___

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