Audible bat echolocations

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Title Audible bat echolocations
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Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Pine Valley (Utah); Utah
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2006, Jeff Rice. All rights reserved
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Date 2006-08-17
Type Sound
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Recording Description Extended ambient recordings of unidentified bat species near Pine Valley, Utah
Photo Rights Management Photo copyright 2006, Jeff Rice. All rights reserved
Note The attached photo shows the approximate recording location; Numerous bats were feeding over Pine Valley Reservoir, and these recorded echolocations were made within the human hearing range; Recorded on the far northeast side of the reservoir at the water's edge; Time was approximately 9:50 to 10:15 PM; Recording was made in full darkness; With the aid of a flashlight, numerous bats were observed skimming the surface of the reservoir during the recording; Several times during the recording, there was the sound of a small splash, which might indicate either a bat wing dipping into the water or a fish surfacing; Winds were light to moderate; Traffic was audible in the distance; Local Time: Approximately 9:50 to 10:15 PM
Source File Recording Equipment Microphone: Sennheiser ME66 shotgun microphone; Recorder: Sony DAT Walkman with Sound Devices Mix Pre preamp; Sampling Rate: 44.1 kHz/16 bit
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ID 1117858
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1117858
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