Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 10, 2006 - 9:38PM

Title Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 10, 2006 - 9:38PM
Links to Media
Common Name Willow Ptarmigan
Scientific Name Lagopus lagopus
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
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: abt 20m w of campsite kitchen. Strange ptarmigan sounds in distance… Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Heavy wind (10+ MPH); Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: Willow Ptarmigan; Local time: 9:38PM
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/s6cn7h5k
ID 1117637
setname uu_wss
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1117637
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