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August 11th, 2007

Stereo recording of Hooker's Sea Lions (Phocarctos hookeri) playing in a cove of Snares Island.

One Sea Lion is swimming in the front, a second one is roaring in a remote sea cave.
Silver Gulls and Sub-Antarctic terns are flying around. Not far away, there is a small but noisy Snare’s penguins colony.

Snares islands is on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1998

Rode NT4 + home brewed preamp + DAT AIWA HD-S1 recorder
Recorded on Snares Island, 48°0366 S, 166.5500 E, the 27th Feb. 2005, morning

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    digifishmusic 6 years, 9 months ago

    I am impressed you took an NT4 so far from home, these things are heavy...you should let Rode know, perhaps they will feature your recording on their site, it's worth it! :)

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    stormpetrel 6 years, 11 months ago

    Thks guys ! It was not so cold as Snares Island is far away from the Antarctic continent. I was there to help a biologist friend...

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    digifishmusic 6 years, 11 months ago

    Fantastic! Thanks for this...I feel cold just listening to it...Brrrrrrrrr... :)

    So what were you doing at that location with a field-recording rig? Cool!

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    genghis attenborough 6 years, 12 months ago

    Incredible, right I'm going there, definately

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    filippi 7 years ago

    What a unique sound from Southern Pacific islands !
    Seabirds, seals and waves seem to be next to you - a great nature feeling !

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Type
Ogg Vorbis (.ogg)
Duration
01:51:346
Filesize
3.9 MB
Bitrate
1378 kbps
Channels
Stereo
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