Matthew D Medler
13 Jun 2011
New YorkFranklin County
- Town of Santa Clara; Madawaska area
- 44.50454 -74.42086
- NAGRA ARES-BB+
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Sennheiser MKH 30
- Sound Devices MP-2 Stereo Preamp
Decoded MS Stereo. The MS pair was placed on a small Ultrapod tripod that was placed directly on a drier section of the bog, resulting in the microphones being only a foot or so off the ground.
An Adirondack dawn chorus as heard from the sphagnum mat of a black spruce-tamarack bog. The recording is dominated by White-throated Sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) and mosquitoes, with Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) and Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) also prominent at times. The recording began at 4:48 am, while still relatively dark, and ended at 5:07 am.