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Leipzig thunderstorm

September 2021Recording sound of a thunderstorm is not an easy thing to do if you value a sound thatis not colored by the reflections of a building or muffled a shelter. There are just too fewdry thunderstorms in the Northern Hemisphere, unfortunately.Tonight there was a really exceptionally long and intense thunderstorm in Leipzig.Since my apartment …

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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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