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xeno-canto :: Sharing bird sounds from around the world
"What is xeno-canto?
xeno-canto is a website dedicated to sharing bird sounds from all over the world. Whether you are a research scientist, a birder, or simply curious about a sound that you heard out your kitchen window, we invite you to listen, download, and explore the bird sound recordings in the collection.

But xeno-canto is more than just a collection of recordings. It is also a collaborative project. We invite you to share your own bird recordings, help identify mystery recordings, or share your expertise in the forums. Welcome!"

[via: https://twitter.com/RobGMacfarlane/status/1010604840416894978

"In case you don't already know it, Xeno-Canto is an astonishing resource: more than 400,000 recordings of wild bird song & sounds from almost 10,000 different species worldwide, freely available & explorable by region, taxonomy etc Remarkable. Listen here: https://www.xeno-canto.org/ "]
birds  sounds  birdsongs  birding  nature  foreden  audio  recordings  sound 
june 2018 by robertogreco
Blind Birdwatcher Sees With Sound - YouTube
"Juan Pablo Culasso is a birdwatcher in Uruguay, but he doesn't see birds the way that most birdwatchers do. In fact, he doesn’t see them at all. Born without sight, Culasso listens to the birds and has developed a keen ability to identify their distinct calls and melodies. He has also embarked on a quest to record their sounds to help conserve his country's natural heritage in an audio archive."

[via: http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/blind-birdwatcher-sees-with-sound ]
birds  blind  birding  sound  nature  animals  classideas  juanpabloculasso  birdsongs  2017 
october 2017 by robertogreco
Chirpomatic: automatic birdsong ID, Britain & Ireland on the App Store on iTunes
"Chirpomatic is the great new way to identify bird sounds around you! The app uses the most up-to-date, cutting-edge advances in machine learning to create the best automatic birdsong identifier yet. This first version concentrates on birds of parks and gardens, and can identify the sounds of almost 60 birds.

Chirpomatic could not be simpler to use - when you hear a bird, quickly open the app and tap the red button. Record the bird for up to 10 seconds, then the app will analyse the sound and show you the top matches. You can listen again to the sound you have just recorded, and compare it to the results to decide which bird was singing.

All this takes place on the device - you do not need a data connection or wi-fi to get results so you can use it wherever you are - even if you are in the middle of nowhere!

We specialise in bird apps and we know the problems that can arise. For this reason, we have added a special feature to the app that we call ‘bird-safe mode’. Many nature reserves discourage the use of mobile devices because the playing of bird sounds can disturb birds, especially during the breeding season. But with Chirpomatic you can switch bird-safe mode on, and use the app safely. In bird-safe mode you need to hold the device to your ear as though on the phone, in order to hear the sounds.

Your recordings are saved so that you can listen again. You may like to help us improve the app by tapping the Upload button and sending us the sound to use in training our system."
birds  birding  ios  applications  ios7  sound  audio  birdsongs  identification 
april 2015 by robertogreco
Birds
"Our study examines song use in wood-wrens within their habitat. Our results suggest wood-wren song types are sung at frequencies favoring a few highly utilized songs. These songs are also paired non-randomly to form distinct duet types. Localizations were conducted to further understand the function of these duets."

[via: http://ucresearch.tumblr.com/post/67380244918/algorithmic-bird-songs-the-specific-set-of-chirps
see also: http://artsci.ucla.edu/birds/recordings.html ]
birds  wrens  birdsongs  audio  sound  animals  recordings  duets 
november 2013 by robertogreco

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