Mountain Goat

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Title Mountain Goat
Common Name Mountain Goat
Scientific Name Oreamnos americanus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Mammalia
Order Artiodactyla
Family Bovidae
Genus Oreamnos
Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Uinta Mountains (Utah); Utah
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2008, the Western Soundscape Archive at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Date 2008-07-23
Type Sound
Format video/mp4
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available
Description The likely vocalizations of a mountain goat
Photo Rights Management Photo by Dave Grickson, courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service; Photo is public domain;
Note The recording was made in a small grove of trees on the edge of a meadow at the base of Bald Mountain in the Uinta Mountains of Utah. Time was approximately 7:00 AM. Temperature was approximately 50 degrees Fahrenheit. A recorder was left at the location and retrieved after several hours of recording. The mountain goat was not observed. Sound source voucher: US Fish and Wildlife Service. Equipment used: Sennheiser MKH30 and MKH40 microphones recording in an MS pattern to a Sound Devices 722 recorder at a 44.1 kHz/24 bit sampling rate.; Local Time: 7:00 AM
Species Range (Southwestern States)
Full Nature Serve Report
ARK ark:/87278/s6gf16sh
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2008-10-30
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1117853
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