Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 1:29AM

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Title Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 1:29AM
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Common Name Willow Ptarmigan; Hoary Redpoll; American Tree Sparrow; White-crowned Sparrow; Savannah Sparrow; Lesser Yellowlegs; Upland Sandpiper
Scientific Name Lagopus lagopus; Carduelis hornemanni; Spizella arborea; Zonotrichia leucophrys; Passerculus sandwichensis; Tringa flavipes; Bartramia longicauda
Subject Ambient sounds; Places; Birds; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska); Alaska; Timber Lake (North Slope Borough, Alaska)
Creator Krause, Bernard L.
Media Rights Management Principal Investigator: Bernie Krause, PhD; Project collaborators and associates: Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive, University of Utah
Contributors Colver, Kevin J.; Stewart, Martyn, 1955-
Date 2006-06-08
Type Sound
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Contributing Institution Support for the Arctic Soundscape Project was provided by the Animal Welfare Institute, Calgary Zoo, Harvard University, Google (Firm), Johnson Outdoor Industries, Madrone Audubon Society, Maine Community Foundation, Patagonia, Inc., SanDisk, SkyWalker Sound, individual residents of the Sonoma County community, Stanford University, University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Description ambient recording
Note Field notes: 1k tone @ beginning = 64dBA at mic input (for calibration) Late spring. Weather conditions extreme during any hour (cold, windy, snow, rain, warm). Former hunting camp where wildlife generally shy of humans. No predators or large megafauna seen over 10 day period on site. Early morning. Because light is in shadow behind mtns to the N of camp, the birds seem to like this time of day to perform some kind of dawn chorus. Flowing water in bkg. Wind comes up at 43:30 (approx) and continues through rest of take… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Light wind (to 10MPH); Temp.: 38F; Altitude: 2784 feet; Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: Willow Ptarmigan; Hoary Redpoll; Tree Sparrow; White-crowned Sparrow; Savannah Sparrow; Lesser Yellowlegs; Upland Sandpiper (distant); Local time: 1:29AM
Global Positioning System Coordinates 68.367733 / -146.4181
Additional Resources Arctic Soundscape Project; http://www.wildsanctuary.com/popv2/pop_arctic
Source File Recording Equipment Recorder: Sound Devices 722; Microphone: Senn. 30/40 MS combo; Mic pattern: M-S; Sample Bit rates: 44.1/24/WAV
ARK ark:/87278/s6zp4kb4
ID 1117617
setname uu_wss
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1117617
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