Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Timber Lake - June 10, 2006 - 5:37PM
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Wandering Tattler; American Tree Sparrow
Tringa incana; Spizella arborea
Ambient sounds; Places; Birds; Nature sounds
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska); Alaska; Timber Lake (North Slope Borough, Alaska)
Creator of Media Recording
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
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: Inlet to auf ice SE of campsite off edge of runway. Attempting to record wandering tattler. Mid-field at 18:15. Generally windy esp after 16:00.
Season: Spring; Climate: Dry (cyclical); Weather: Heavy wind (10+ MPH); Altitude: 2797 feet; Biome: Arctic; Terrestrial habitat: Boreal-tiaga-tundra; Species heard: Wandering Tattler; Tree Sparrow; Local time: 5:37PM