Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 3:18PM

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Title Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 3:18PM
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Common Name Mew Gull; Arctic Tern; Red-necked Phalarope
Scientific Name Larus canus; Sterna paradisaea; Phalaropus lobatus
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
Recording 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. Continuation of T15. Island in middle of Timber Lake. The mic system set up in lee of island sheltered from high winds coming down valley. Hence the lake wave action in bkg. Phalarope fly-bys at 2:26, 3:24, 4:20, 8:15, 11:48, 18:23. Mew gull 16:40. Tern 19:55. Tern 21:00, 23:00, 31:03 (2x). Merganser landing 25:45… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Light wind (to 10MPH); Temp.: 53.2F; Altitude: 2783 feet; Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Aquatic habitat: Lake; Species heard: Mew Gull; Arctic Tern; Red-necked Phalarope; Local 3:18PM
Global Positioning System Coordinates 68.376067 / -146.446933
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/s6kd2b52
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