Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Sunset Pass - June 3, 2006 - 2:27PM
Links to media
Smith's Longspur; White-crowned Sparrow
Ambient sounds; Places; Birds; Nature sounds
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska); Alaska; Sunset Pass (Alaska)
Creator of Media Recording
Stewart, Martyn, 1955-
Media Rights Management
Principal Investigator: Bernie Krause, PhD; Project collaborators and associates: Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart
Western Soundscape Archive, University of Utah
Krause, Bernard L.; Colver, Kevin J.
Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
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: snowed early morning with gusts up to 12 mph, very cold in the wind. Not many species obvious, saw 1 grizzly bear walk through the camp late last night. Recording is mostly wind..... Conditions are changeable... On the original recording a -30db tone was inserted at the start of the recording. This recording has been normalized.
Many bees were evident... Smith's flight calls and chips can be heard... Habitat: Foothills/tundra; Elevation: 1560 Feet; Climate: Dry; Season: Spring; Weather: Wind, overcast; Wind speed: 4 MPH; Temp. 32F; Humidity: 58%; Local Time: 14:27