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Re: Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)

Subject: Re: Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus)
From: "vickipowys" vpowys
Date: Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:28 pm ((PDT))
Great to hear more sounds from India.

Is there a bit of wind rumble?  A quick solution could be to hold a
hat or cap over the recorder.


On 22/09/2011, at 7:02 PM, 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
> ------------------------------------
> "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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