On Sunday, the 4th of August, we had a little rain and some thunder late in the afternoon. At Takano Playground, a short walk from my house, cicadas were singing quietly. A pigeon and a crow also called out, and there was some car traffic nearby. (This audio also appears on radio aporee maps.) It […]
Close-up recording of water flowing in a small irrigation canal along a rice paddy in Hayashi, Ritto City, Japan. Recording was done with an Audio Technica BP 4025 stereo microphone and an Olympus LS100 recorder at about 02:00 on 16 July 2013. This photo of the little canal was taken later (August 4, 2013).
Frogs in rice paddies in Hayashi, Ritto City, Japan. Second of two recordings done about 01:30 on 16 July 2013 when nearby car traffic was minimal. Recorded with an Audio Technica BP 4025 stereo mic to an Olympus LS100 recorder. This recording was also posted on the radio aporee sound map (Hayashi, Ritto City, Shiga, […]
Frogs in rice paddies in Hayashi, Ritto City, Japan. First of two recordings done about 01:30 on 16 July 2013 when nearby car traffic was minimal. (The 15th was a public holiday.) Recorded with an Audio Technica BP 4025 stereo mic and an Olympus LS100 recorder.
http://youtu.be/2l_C4uwie3Y Five young swallows were raised in a nest in my garage. Four of them began to fly on July 21, 2013. One remained in the nest that day. The following day, after this video was made, all five young swallows flew and returned to the nest that night.