Black bear vocalizations, extended recording
Common Name: American Black Bear
Scientific Name: Ursus americanus
Creator: Rice, Jeff
Description: The sounds of a black bear
Notes: Recorded in a small clearing near thick shrubs where black bears had been feeding on berries. The recoder was left overnight and the bear that was recorded was not observed. The sky was hazy with smoke from large wild fires in the nearby counties, and the smell of smoke was strong. Temperature was 66 degrees Fahrenheit at 9:15 AM on the morning of the recording. Winds were 1 mph and humidity was 48%.
Location: National Bison Range (Montana); Dixon, Montana; Lake County (Montana); Montana
Recording Equipment: Sound Devices 722 recorder with MKH30 and MKH40 microphones in a stereo MS arrangement
Audio Rights: Audio file copyright Jeff Rice and Montana State University; Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.
Image Rights: Photographer: Luca Galuzzi (Lucag), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lucag Provider: Wikimedia Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/