Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 10 - 8:46AM

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Title Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 10 - 8:46AM
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Common Name White-winged Crossbill; Gray Jay; American Tree Sparrow; White-crowned Sparrow; Savannah Sparrow
Scientific Name Loxia leucoptera; Perisoreus canadensis; Spizella arborea; Zonotrichia leucophrys; Passerculus sandwichensis
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 2006-06-10
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. Location: At pond about 250ft above and a mile north of campsite looking south over valley. During head-slate white-winged crossbills in large flock flying above mic. Dist. gray jay at approx 28:00… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Light wind (to 10MPH); Temp.: 58.5F; Altitude: 2864 feet; Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: White-winged Crossbill; Gray Jay; Tree Sparrow; White-crowned Sparrow; Savannah Sparrow; Local time: 8:46AM
Global Positioning System Coordinates 68.39345 / -146.414067
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/s6jd5924
ID 1117628
setname uu_wss