Juvenile MARSH WARBLER Subsong

This is a subsong not so easy to record and particularly difficult to recognize: it is the song of a juvenile male of a Marsh Warbler, Acrocephalus palustris, about two months old, which already begins to emit its first singing phrases. In the last…

Ringed Bush-cricket Grasshopper recording using Dodotronic Ultramic 384k

Here the recording of the grasshopper Ringed Bush-cricket, Rhacocleis annulata, first for Northern Italy, which produces a call that is difficult to hear without the aid of a bat detector. The first ten phrases using a bat detector; the second ten phrases using a Zoom…

Nightingales Duet song in a marshy environment

4. TETA – DIY Stereo Microphone – AOM 5024L capsules Here a tested AOM 5024L microphone capsule. This capsule is comparable in size and sound performance to the most known and widespread Primo EM 172 (now EM 272). The main difference is in the…

Summer night with Orthoptera

Yesterday’s night summer, before the thunderstorms expected for the next day (now regularly arrived!). The microphone used is a Do It Yourself “TETA Microphone”.Listening must be performed strictly on headphones, otherwise the whole description that follows loses its value.Excluding a couple of green frog…

Camouflage Parabolic Disc

Stereo OR MONO microphone in Parabola?

Which type of microphone inside the parabolic dish: Stereo, Mono, or Twin Mono? As already stated by Wahlström (Sten Wahlström, Swedish Radio, Karlstad, Sweden, JAES Volume 33 Issue 6 pp. 418-429; June 1985), acquire a stereo effect using a parabolic microphone system is possible,…

Hippolais icterina

11 May 2019 – recorded with double PZM microphone with 2+2 EM 172 capsules Primo microphone in parabolic dish 53 cm, Roland R05 recorder; slight wind in the leaves of a oak where the subject was singing up in the canopy. In this season…

Blackcap and Great Tit

Blackcap and Great Tit, Singing at Dawn – Sony PCM D50 ME66 Matched Pair Microphnones

Analog Tape Recording Vs. Digital Recording

This recording clearly highlights the problem of the background noise caused by the magnetic tape hiss, completely solved with the advent of digital recording. From 2’07” begins the digital stereo recording performed using an Olympus LS5 and Parabola HiSound stereo with a disc of…

Lessinia Soundscape

This entry has been awarded runner up in the Habitat class of the 2012 WSRS Wildlife Sound Recording Society sound competition.This is a file that I recorded on May 28, 2012 in Italy, in the mountains near Verona, Lessinia, at 1400 meters above sea…