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House Sparrow -- Passer domesticus More
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3 Unknown  

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Jon P Erickson
6 Jun 2010 at 08:24

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Black River
    Locality
  • Flic en Flac
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -20.171   57.2156
    Elevation
  • 7 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 24-bit
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 661
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 20
    Accessories
  • Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)
    Equipment Note

The microphone is oriented on a single female bird. It is perched on a wire approx. 8 ft. from a single male bird. At approx. :38, the microphone is oriented on the male bird. At approx. 1:15 it turns its head approx. 45 degrees away from the microphone. shortly after this, a second male flies and lands approx. 2 ft. from the original male. The original male flicks its tail several times and moves towards the second male. The second male flies off. Shortly after this, at approx. 1:40, the first male flies off leaving the female by itself.

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