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Re: Advice please on what mics for recording in quiet outdoor enviro

Subject: Re: Advice please on what mics for recording in quiet outdoor enviro
From: "Serge Le Huitouze" slehuitouze
Date: Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:43 am ((PDT))
>> the other two recordings are quite lovely! what is that peculiar bird at=
>> beginning of the first recording (right channel) that sounds like a modu=
>> low-pitched pan pipe with rising frequency, until the pitch falls abrupt=
ly at
>> the end of its call??
> It's some species of snipe _Gallinago sp_
> I won't be more precise for now, since I've never heard these species
> personally, and don't have time to search ATM.

It's a Common Snipe _Gallinago gallinago_.
E.g., listen to:


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sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie Krause.

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