Upon arriving at my parents' house tonight, I was struck anew by the incredible sounds of wildlife where they live in the woods. I decided to record and share with the HPR audience.
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Comment #1 posted on 2017-08-14 16:44:31 by Dave Morriss
Some impressive ambient sounds
Thanks Jon. A great idea for a show. I'd love to know more about what was making those sounds - cicadas, as you said, but what else I wonder?
I haven't personally encountered anything quite like those night sounds. Here in not very rural Scotland you'd hear owls or foxes but not a lot else in my experience!
Comment #2 posted on 2017-08-16 09:49:33 by Tony Hughes
hpr2354 :: Night Sounds in Rural Tennessee
Wow that is really loud, but fascinating. I recorded some wild life (bird song) while at a study centre in Birmingham in the UK last April its quite long at over 10 minutes but very relaxing maybe another show there.
Comment #3 posted on 2017-08-17 17:41:01 by Frank
This reminded me of the night sounds at Pine View Farm when I was growing up.
Comment #4 posted on 2017-08-17 23:59:55 by Jonathan Kulp
Thanks for the comments, everyone. Dave, I have no idea what else is out there making all of this noise. A biologist specializing in insects can probably make some sense of it, but to me it's just a bunch of wonderful noise.
Comment #5 posted on 2017-08-23 22:05:18 by Windigo
I agree with Frank; noises like this were a common occurrence while I was growing up. This episode brought back lots of warm memories.
Thanks a bunch, Jon!
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