Maryland Nature Recordists was founded in 2006
page showcases some of our recording in Maryland. We meet
periodically for field recording and for
listening sessions or sometimes just to hang out.
"...it was recorded mp3 with an edirol r-1, sonic studios preamp and
august 21, 2006, 3am, patuxent river park, prince georges county, md...
I believe it's screech [owl] but it might be long-eared or something
I took off
from our campsite at Little Orleans at about 1am Saturday night
and marched in absolute darkness down the path
adjacent to the C&O Canal.
After about an hour of hoping I would come upon something
I found some nice quiet and this lovely array of frogs calling back and
forth. This is
binaural so for full frog surround effect put some headphones on people!
Once again thanks to Walter Knapp and Robin Carter for species
our recording weekend July 2006. More
frogs in a small bog.
Right down near the Potomac River under some brush and trees.
Trains were running just across on the West Virginia side often that
I am sure we all got plenty of train whistles on our recordings.
That'll have to be for another web page.
dawn chorus at a nice urban park here in Baltimore.
Rip Lyttle being
interviewed during a shoot for Outdoors Maryland, a
local television program.
This program about the Maryland Nature Recordists will air sometime
early next year.
Weddig being interviewed for Outdoors
Weddig from Baltimore checks levels at our workshop at Patuxent Nat'l
Shown are his HHB Portadisc and Grace Design Preamps.
Lyttle of Takoma Park geared
up with his Sonic Studios DSM's.
Rip knows more good recording spots in Maryland than anyone has a right
to know about.
Currently he is down south hunting the Ivory Billed Woodpecker.
Meltzer of Baltimore, down in Ocala, Florida
sporting a Shure VP88 and a Fostex FR2.
Tony Celis at Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary with his Telinga.
Richard Humphries of Washington D.C. with his Sound Devices 702,
Sennhesier MKH 20 Jecklin array and Sanken CSS 5 Shotgun.
Ben Pagac with an Edirol R9. He joins us from Laurel
and will head up the entomological recording department.
Greg and Tony.
A rare group shot. Here we are out at Merkle Wildlife
Sanctuary on a not so cold January morning.
From L to R Ben Pagac, Greg Weddig, Tony Celis and Danny Meltzer.
Rip with his vehicle
on location in Damascus, Maryland in September, 2006.
A closer view of
the Sonic Studios DSM's on the Lite Guy head baffle.