Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 4:42PM

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Title Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 4:42PM
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Common Name American Golden-Plover
Scientific Name Pluvialis dominica
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Charadriidae
Genus Pluvialis
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 T18 on hill at S side of lake. Windy. Trying to record Am. golden plover. Very windy. Some short calls at beginning of take and at 1:51 & 1:55. A few good calls. Otherwise, just fair… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Heavy wind (10+ MPH); Temp.:55F; Altitude: 2801 feet; Biome: Arctic; Aquatic habitat: Lake; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: American Golden Plover; Local time: 4:42PM
Global Positioning System Coordinates 68.370278 / -146.431944
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/s6640300
ID 1117623
setname uu_wss
CONTENTdm URL http://cdmbuntu.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/wss/id/746