Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 8, 2006 - 11:02AM
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Ambient sounds; Places; Nature sounds
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska); Alaska; Timber Lake (North Slope Borough, Alaska)
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Krause, Bernard L.
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Principal Investigator: Bernie Krause, PhD; Project collaborators and associates: Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart
Western Soundscape Archive, University of Utah
Colver, Kevin J.; Stewart, Martyn, 1955-
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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
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.
Misslate as “Take 13.” Very light bird density. Distant wandering tattler at 11:40. Wind up 29:00 - 47:00 quite high. Tree sparrow at 12:00 (approx). Myrtle warbler @ 13:00 (approx).
Yellowlegs @ approx 18:00 (dist).
tree sparrow- Spizella arborea,
white crowned sparrow- Zonotrichia leucophrys,
wandering tattler- Heteroscelus incanus,
lesser yellowlegs- Tringa flavipes,
American robin- Turdus americanus,
myrtle warbler (yellow-rumped)- Dendroica coronata.
Site: Timber Lake. Elevation: 2997FT. Season: spring. Climate: dry/cyclical. Wind Speed:Heavy wind (+10MPH). Temp: 50.4F. Recorder: SOUND DEVICES 722. Microphone: Senn. 30/40 MS combo. Mic Pattern: MS. Samp Bit Rate: 44.1 kHz/24bits. Habitattype: Boreal-taiga-tundra; Local Time: 11:02 AM