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Common Raven -- Corvus corax More
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Vincent Gerwe
2 Apr 2003 at 12:00

    Geography
  • United States
    California
    Ventura County
    Locality
  • 10.0 km N of Fillmore; Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 34.4612903   -118.8500977
    Channels
  • Stereo
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 16-bit
    Recorders
  • HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 30
  • Sennheiser MKH 20
    Accessories
    Equipment Note
  • MS Stereo, decoded in soundBlade.

Recordist removed the MS pair of microphones from the zeppelin and placed them inside a constructed rock pile in close proximity to the carcass that released condors were feeding upon. The rocks were used to protect the microphones which the condors would have otherwise "explored." A long microphone cable was then run back to the recorder (and recordist) that was some distance away from the microphones in order not to disturb the condors as they fed.

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