Earth Notes: 16WW House Suburban Sparrows Ambient (2022-05)

Updated 2022-09-18.
House sparrows outside 16WW or close by. #sparrow #wildlife #fieldRecording

This episode has no words, it's all ambience again!

House sparrows (Passer domesticus) close to home in all their vibrant, tweeting, squabbling, gregarious glory, with some real-life urban background sounds such as cars on gravel, rain and plane, pigeons, people, parakeets, for scale, and because the suburbs never sleep.
644s "sparrows suburban 16WW 202205 ambient" Uploaded . Download stereo MP3 audio clip 14049kB (may not be available in data-saver/lite mode), download low-bandwidth mono MP3 audio clip 3930kB, hi-fi stereo lossless audio clip 68482kB.
[Ambient house sparrow sounds from 16WW or very close by in late May.]

There are also motorbikes, an ice-cream van, jackdaws, a dog, ...

Show Notes

Recorded on the Zoom H1n, usually resting on my study windowsill, or hand-held.

Each clip was normalised separately.

Each clip is trimmed (and loudness re-normalised), and has a start/end fade -in/-out. The clips are raw and in order and date from 2022-05-19 to 2022-05-22.

Sparrows courtesy of Alison F

Sparrows (house sparrow, Passer domesticus) raucously tweeting their version of social media in the hedge at the front of the house December 2018:

57s "16WW front garden Pyracantha sparrows AF" Created/encoded . Uploaded . Download stereo M4A audio clip 448kB.