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Recordings

Actual froglogger recording:
Cowan's Ford Wildlife Refuge, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, recorded 4-23-2006 to 5-8-2006 by Davidson College students using a froglogger model FL IV with EM-158 microphone and Marantz PMD660 recorder.


Northern Cricket Frogs (Acris crepitans) - dominant (clicking)
Spring Peepers (Pseudacris crucifer) - dominant (peeping)
Southern Leopard Frogs (Rana sphenocephala) - a few (grunts, etc.)

Microphone Specifications

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Iredell County Site - 2006-06-27.mp3
Frog calls recorded June 27, 2006 at 10:15PM in Iredell County, N. Carolina. Equipment consisted of a Sennheiser ME66/K6 and an Oade Bros modified Marantz PMD660. It is unedited and includes slight background noise from nearby highway in the middle of the recording. This recording was made in a boggy area with tall grasses and Blackberry bushes. it had just rained a few hours previous and the temperature was 24 degrees C.

 

Jays ganging up on a Red-tailed Hawk 2006-05-13 .MP3
I heard a comotion outside the office. I ran out with my RH10 and a couple of mics
made with EM158s. Unforturately a jet was flying over at the time which you'll hear in the background.

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A daytime recording of one Red-Sholdered Hawk chasing another. This recording was made with the RH10 Hi-MD recorder from a FL III using a Sony ECM908 stereo microphone. This unedited recording was made here in Colleyville, Texas just outside the office where background noises include those of airconditioners, freeways and jets from the DFW airport.

Red-Shouldered Hawk (.mp3)

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Dawn-chorus on 4-30-2006. This recording was made with the RH10 Hi-MD recorder from a FL III using stereo Shure WL-183 microphones fastened to opposite sides of a mesquite tree trunk. The location was the Clayton Ranch between Brownwood and Goldthwaite Texas. Since it was a little windy I recorded behind the protection of a stock tank dam. At one place in the recording you can hear a wild turkey. Background noise includes wind through the Mesquite trees and a pickup truck in the distance on an unpaved road.

Dawn-chorus Clayton Ranch 04-30-06 (.mp3)