Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 9, 2006 - 2:29PM

Title Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 9, 2006 - 2:29PM
Links to Media
Common Name Mew Gull; Arctic Tern; Red-necked Phalarope; American Tree Sparrow; Lesser Yellowlegs
Scientific Name Larus canus; Sterna paradisaea; Phalaropus lobatus; Spizella arborea; Tringa flavipes
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 2006-06-09
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. Location: Western shoreline of island. Tree sparrow 9:30. Terns from 20:00. Phalaropes around 35:00. Tern dive into lake at 39:59. Merganser fly-over at 25:41. Beaver (plane) flyby begins at 38:36 - 56:44 (approx) when another approaches circling to land at campsite… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Light wind (to 10MPH); Temp.: 71.8F; Altitude: 2772 feet; Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: Mew Gull; Arctic Tern; Red-necked Phalarope; Tree Sparrow; Lesser Yellowlegs; Local time: 2:29PM
Global Positioning System Coordinates 68.375583 / -146.4481
Additional Resources Arctic Soundscape Project;
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/s6p561r0
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2008-04-07
Date Modified 2011-03-03
ID 1117627
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