The Sound of Birds

2001, 10 min

Filmmaker: Michael Sheridan
Produced for: BirdSite TV, Wingwatch pilot, NYC NY

The Cornell Ornithological Labs has the world’s largest collection of natural sounds. The lab’s scientists lead an annual workshop in the High Sierras on the techniques of recording and identifying bird sounds.  The environment, the birds and the birders make for a wondrous experience that demonstrates the importance of sound recording for conservation efforts.

(The relatively poor image quality is due to multiple tape transfers before digitization)