Re: [nfc-l] Catharus thrushes in weird places

2017-11-10 Thread Magnus Robb
) >> in his garden in Switzerland in September 2015. To me it sounds like a >> Swainson’s Thrush, and I can’t think of anything European that comes this >> close. How does it sound to people with real experience of this species? I >> only know the NFC of Swainson’s from reco

Re: [nfc-l] noise with OB21c microphone + solid state recording using AC power

2018-09-20 Thread Magnus Robb
Wim, I don’t know if your Marantz accepts external USB power. If it does you could buy a high capacity powerbank (say, 2mAh or more), connecting it with a USB cable, and that would probably solve both problems: autonomy and noise. all the best, Magnus Robb > On 20 Sep 2018, at 00:13

Re: [nfc-l] Catharus thrushes in weird places

2017-11-10 Thread Magnus Robb
t of echo. I rarely hear finches at night in North > America--they are for the most part diurnal migrants, like Chaffinch--but it > happens. Compare with this recording: http://www.xeno-canto.org/381677 > > Regards, > > Olivier Barden > Quebec, Canada > >> On Thu,

Re: [nfc-l] noise with OB21c microphone + solid state recording using AC power

2018-09-20 Thread Magnus Robb
Wim, I don’t know if your Marantz accepts external USB power. If it does you could buy a high capacity powerbank (say, 2mAh or more), connecting it with a USB cable, and that would probably solve both problems: autonomy and noise. all the best, Magnus Robb > On 20 Sep 2018, at 00:13

Re: [nfc-l] Request from the UK

2009-08-27 Thread Magnus Robb
Flycatcher, as I now live in Portugal, where Pied Flies from all over the species' range congregate in autumn, perhaps to benefit from our near-constant northerly winds as they fly on into Africa. regards, Magnus Robb Lisbon On 27 Aug 2009, at 9:1525, Harry Lehto wrote: Dear all

Re: [nfc-l] First recording ... rails on migration

2009-09-01 Thread Magnus Robb
regards, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_WELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_RULES http://www.mail-archive.com/nfc-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html --

Re: [nfc-l] ducks and grebes in night migration?

2009-09-21 Thread Magnus Robb
much higher-pitched notes. On at least one of these occasions, the birds was probably migrating. Based on this I'd say there's a good chance that other grebes may also have nocturnal flight calls. regards, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_WELCOME http

Re: [nfc-l] UK flight calling

2009-09-28 Thread Magnus Robb
. I'm keen to puzzle and learn about what else is flying over at night... cheers, Magnus Robb On 27 Sep 2009, at 22:1501, Michael Lanzone wrote: > Hi all, > > Last night I heard my first flight calling overseas. Currently I am > in Chester, England and had a decent number

Re: [nfc-l] UK flight calling

2009-09-29 Thread Magnus Robb
w kept > notes on night migration. > > BTW, I very much enjoy your Petrels book! > > Cheers, > > Gerard Phillips > Ontario, Canada > > > On 9/28/09 4:47 PM, "Magnus Robb" wrote: > >> Hi Mike, >> >> At this time of year in much of

[nfc-l] progress in Portugal

2009-10-07 Thread Magnus Robb
. bye for now, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_WELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_RULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nfc-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/NFCL.html 3) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group

[nfc-l] passerines with sexually dimorphic flight calls?

2009-12-18 Thread Magnus Robb
examples, but what are they? Alternatively, are there instances of some passerine species where males use certain shared calls much more often than females outside the breeding season? all the best, Magnus Robb On 18 Dec 2009, at 16:2324, SLIMBIRD Gerard wrote: > A related discussion which

Re: [nfc-l] Audio resources for Old World nocturnal migrants

2010-03-24 Thread Magnus Robb
verybody. The basic reference for Europe, as far as I am aware, is the 2-CD set, "Out of the Blue: Flight Calls of Migrants and Vagrants." It's by Arnoud van den Berg, Mark Constantine, Magnus Robb, and The Sound Approach (2003). Magnus, you out there? Do you want to say anything specif

[nfc-l] Detection software for Mac

2011-09-18 Thread Magnus Robb
risk missing some of the lower pitched wader sounds. I'll send something about one of those in a separate mail, to avoid mixing up subjects. good listening, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_WELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_RULES http

[nfc-l] Upland Sandpiper in Portugal?

2011-09-18 Thread Magnus Robb
While recording the other night at Sintra, Portugal, I heard a single call that seems to me to be spot on for an Upland Sandpiper. I should explain that this is a species that has only been recorded twice in Portugal. We have been having a major influx of Nearctic waders in Europe, so now would

[nfc-l] link to Upland Sandpiper file

2011-09-18 Thread Magnus Robb
The yousendit mail seemed to have been 'spammed out' so here is the link to the Upland Sandpiper file. https://www.yousendit.com/download/bHlDTG13T01VbStGa1E9PQ best regards, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_WELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_RULES

Re: [nfc-l] Upland Sandpiper in Portugal?

2011-09-19 Thread Magnus Robb
take me forever to listen to everything. Conditions look good for tonight and I got to the end of the last recording so I'll try again... all the best, Magnus Robb p.s. Bill and Caleb, as Michael noted the call I recorded does actually have a third, much quieter and lower note. On 19 Sep 2011

Re: [nfc-l] id help w/ a couple calls

2011-09-25 Thread Magnus Robb
know what's possible in your area. The second one doesn't ring any bell for me but that's hardly surprising. Somebody who lives a bit closer may be able to help. all the best, Magnus Robb On 25 Sep 2011, at 17:42:50, Andy Martin wrote: > Attached are 2 calls I'm having a bit of trou

Re: [nfc-l] American Bittern NFC

2011-10-06 Thread Magnus Robb
Hi all, I've recorded Great Bittern night flight calls from time to time in the Netherlands, Portugal and elsewhere and they were always single notes. One of the most striking thing about them is the very long gap between calls, typically 30 seconds to a minute during night flights. When

Re: [nfc-l] Hermit Thrush flight calls on ground

2011-10-12 Thread Magnus Robb
lights flashing to say 'I'll be off in a minute or two, honest!'. Magnus Robb On 12 Oct 2011, at 16:06:01, Christopher Heckscher wrote: > This is a very interesting question indeed. I've spent many years studying > Veery calls. A call will be used in multiple contexts if the accompli

Re: [nfc-l] Detection software for Mac

2011-09-21 Thread Magnus Robb
trial license by writing to > raven_supp...@cornell.edu. > > Tim Krein > Raven Sound Software Development > Cornell Lab of Ornithology > > > > On 9/18/11 4:38 AM, "Magnus Robb" wrote: > > > Last night was a surprisingly good night for migration here at

Re: [nfc-l] Night Migrating Raptors

2012-03-02 Thread Magnus Robb
I have sometimes heard Peregrines while recording nocturnal migration, and I know that Sergey Gashkov in Tomsk, Siberia has also recorded them. However, there is no guarantee that these Peregrines were migrating. Here in Portugal, our Peregrines are resident. I have also seen at least one from

Re: [nfc-l] roll call!

2012-04-03 Thread Magnus Robb
to northern Russia. all the best, Magnus Robb On 3 Apr 2012, at 18:42:15, John Kearney wrote: > I have a recording station on the coast of the Northumberland Strait (Gulf of > St. Lawrence) in northern Nova Scotia. I tend to be slow on the analysis. > John > > From: bounce

[nfc-l] Black-necked Grebe NFC?

2012-05-17 Thread Magnus Robb
that regularly calls in flight - the Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis). I already recorded it about four times this spring. So I do think that the potential exists for a Black-necked Grebe flight call. Has anyone else recorded something like this? cheers, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http

[nfc-l] Eared Grebe NFCs

2012-05-28 Thread Magnus Robb
this spring. So I do think that the potential exists for a Eared Grebe flight call. Has anyone else recorded something like this? I am also very interested to know about any known or suspected NFCs of Horned (Slavonian) and Red-necked Grebe. cheers, Magnus Robb -- NFC-L List Info: http

[nfc-l] NFCs in Portugal

2012-08-26 Thread Magnus Robb
here yet, but I missed nearly two weeks or recording so some may have slipped through. it's early, though... The first peak of migration here is still a few weeks away. all the best, Magnus Robb Sintra, Portugal -- NFC-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NFC_WELCOME http

Re: [nfc-l] Long-eard owl or similar sounding species with nfc?

2012-09-20 Thread Magnus Robb
isolated hoots on any regular basis. Magnus Robb On 20 Sep 2012, at 16:24:08, Benjamin Van Doren wrote: > Andrew - > > A year or two ago I recorded a series of LEOW-like sounds that sounded decent > but not exactly right for this species. This was during late August I think. > T

Re: [nfc-l] head-scratcher

2012-10-01 Thread Magnus Robb
My money is on Barn Owl. Magnus Robb On 2 Oct 2012, at 0:27:30, Ethan Duke wrote: > Greetings, > Ever reluctant to post unknowns, but one is really odd Recorded at > 02:07 hrs last night (30 Sept - 1 Oct). Any ideas? > > Ethan > > > Ethan C. Duke, Assistant D

Re: [nfc-l] Ebird and NFC protocol

2013-02-21 Thread Magnus Robb
advantage of making them 'incidental' instead of NFC counts. all the best, Magnus Robb On 21 Feb 2013, at 14:27:12, Andrew Farnsworth wrote: > Hi all, > I'd like to chime in on this timely post as well. Thank you, Laurent, for the > initial question, and thank you, Rob, for c