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Geotag Icon Soundscape: Life in the mangroves

audio, soundscapes posted by on Nov 12th, 2009

We recorded this just after dawn in the mangrove forest on the banks of The River Gambia, placing the microphones on a tripod among the mangrove roots to try and capture the astonishing pops, clicks and drips coming from them. We think the pops and clicks are created by crustaceans but if anyone knows for certain, we’d love to find out so please let us know in the comments! Best listened to in stereo.

Date and time recorded: 08:05 local time, 16th October 2009
Location: Tendaba, The Gambia (view on map)
Equipment: Sennheiser MKH30/40 to Fostex FR2LE
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Geotag Icon Terns at Cap Blanc

audio, soundscapes, wildlife posted by on Aug 1st, 2009

Terns at Cap BlancA large, mixed group of terns, recorded at the Cap Blanc peninsula reserve in northern Mauritania. The group was dominated by Caspian Terns, but included other terns which we weren’t able to conclusively identify; the Little, Sandwich, Royal and Gull-Billed Terns are all found in this area.

Species: Sterna caspia and other terns
Common name (English): Caspian Tern and other terns
Date and time recorded: 14:30 local time, 30th July 2009
Location: Cap Blanc, Mauritania (view on map)
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