Cicadas at Kamogawa Park

This morning I was in Kyoto on the west bank of the Kamo River (Kamogawa). I heard cicadas in the trees along Kamogawa Park (鴨川公園) near Kojinguchi, so I made a short audio recording that I posted on Soundcloud. I also posted the sound on the radio aporee world sound map, where we can hear […]

Egrets at Dawn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36fpYOkCloY Egrets just after dawn, several hundred meters upstream from Yasugawa Ohashi on Japan Route 8. Ritto and Moriyama (downstream beyond the shinkansen tracks) are to the left of the bridge and Yasu City is to the right. In the video the Shinkansen (high-speed train) passes from left to right on its way to Tokyo. […]

Frogs in Rice Paddies, Hayashi, Ritto City (2)

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, Hayashi, Ritto City (1)

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.