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While the focus in the early years of my work with sound was on anthropogenic noise and sound synthesis, my interest shifted towards scientific and artistic works with wildlife sound in the mid 2000s. Conversations with Yannick Dauby and the discovering Chris Watson’s release “Outside the Circle of Fire” (WATSON 2008) were a more than …

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Common Starling roost

June 2020 At the beginning of April, during a sound recording trip, I accidentally came across a roost of Common Starlings Sturnus v. vulgaris consisting of several hundreds of individuals. During the morning recording session I realised that those songs were differently from those uttered at night. At night the birds arriving at the roost …

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Bluethroat song

June 2020 I am regularly asked how exactly I came to sound recording. The answer is as short as simple:I discovered that there are animal sounds that are very abstract and sound surprisingly artificial. Here my personal interest in synthesising sounds began to fade away… PFR16506, 200410, Bluethroat Luscinia svecia cyanecula, male, song, Germany  

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