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High Frequency broadband sound at night in a recording - can I rule out biophonic sources?

I have conducted passive acoustic monitoring at a nature reserve (a wetland, near a city and two medium-sized roads). At night only, I have a strange source of sound that goes on and off every now and ...
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What animals can be individually identified through their vocalisations? And to what extent?

Like humans, many animals have unique voices through which we can identify them individually. This information is beneficial in non-invasive tracking, population/density estimation and much more. But ...
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Is this sound made by 'Flipper' dolphin tv series real?

Flipper was a tv show in the 60s about a dolphin and his humans. There is this sound that flipper supposedly makes out of water that is unlike any other dolphin sound I have heard (I have studied ...
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Loose ID on soundscape recordings from Borneo

I'm doing some outreach and wanted to show some examples of what species can be ID'd from audio recordings. I've ID'd the Gibbon and a Bearded Pig (blue and red boxes ,respectively) + am getting some ...
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Anyone have experience using frequency trigger in AudioMoth?

I was curious if anyone has used the frequency trigger in AudioMoth and if they found it functioned well? I’m exploring the idea of using it to detect lower frequency anthrophony (30-200 hz) to ...
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crackling/clicking sound from agricultural field

I was cycling by an agricultural field that had cut plants in it in southern Germany (near the Max-Planck for Or ithology) last summer. The remaining stems seemed brown and dried up. As a light ...
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Mystery marine animal vocalization in spring in the Bering Strait

I have manually analyzed acoustic data (Oct-May 2009-2021) from a moored hydrophone in the Bering Strait (65.78, -168.57) — about 15 km from Little Diomede and 24 km from mainland Alaska. The ...
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Unknown upswept pulsed sound recorded offshore Peru

What is this sound from offshore Peru? I recorded this sound offshore Peru and called it the “pacman” sound for obvious reasons. This was recorded from a towed hydrophone array from a large scale ...
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Is there any library that gathers marine species vocalizations?

I would like to automatize the analysis of marine soundscapes by training a neural network that can detect and identify marine species. However, I need a large amount of training data to build such ...