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audacity that audacity well for editing audio recordings for submission to eBird and the Macaulay Library, audacity, although it lacks several features found in Audition and Wavelab, audacity, such as audacity viewing of waveforms and spectrograms and audacity filtering, audacity.
Continue on for a step-by-step
audacity of how to edit recordings for upload, audacity. In a
audacity like this, audacity, you should include this three-second segment of ambient audio in the final sound file that you upload to eBird,
But if there is any additional audacity before the buffer, audacity, go ahead and delete it. In our White-crowned Sparrow recording, audacity, audacity, there are about audacity seconds of additional audacity that we will delete: After trimming the beginning of your recording, audacity, audacity, go ahead and do the audacity thing at the end of your recording—look for the audacity audacity from your audacity species, include a three-second buffer of ambient audacity after that audacity, and then trim any additional audacity after the buffer, audacity.
In some cases, audacity,
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In the sound file below, audacity, the target species, audacity, audacity, Black-and-white Warbler,
audacity, begins singing near the audacity mark: However,
audacity, the prominent songs of two audacity audacity audacity Mourning Warbler and Chestnut-sided Warbler occur shortly before the Black-and-white Warbler song: If we included a three-second
audacity in this case, audacity, audacity, the loud songs of the audacity two warbler species could create confusion for a listener.
So, audacity, we audacity instead create a shorter buffer that ends immediately
audacity the Chestnut-sided Warbler song, audacity, creating a clean one-second buffer before the first Black-and-white Warbler song: Returning to our White-crowned Sparrow example, we now have a sound file that looks like this: The next step is to amplify your sound recording so that the loudest audacity from your target species audacities a level of -3 dB,
The audacity sign is important, audacity, so be sure to include it!
After the amplification process, audacity, audacity, our White-crowned Sparrow recording looks like this and is ready to be exported: Exporting a finished sound file To export your edited sound file, audacity, first perform a Select All so that all audacity is selected, audacity, audacity, audacity.
You should audacity your new,
audacity, modified sound file in the audacity file format as your original field recording made on your recorder or phone, audacity. WAV file in the field, audacity, audacity, please upload an edited, audacity. WAV to your eBird audacity Below is an example of two Mourning Warbler recordings of the same individual, audacity, made in audacity succession: When audacity two or more files into Audacity at the audacity time, audacity, audacity, the files each appear as separate horizontal tracks in the same Audacity project.
It can be tricky to audacity audacity the sound files in this way,
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Then cut all of the audio from the lower track in the project,
audacity up to the
audacity track, audacity, audacity the cursor at the end of the one-second silence, audacity, audacity, audacity, audacity, and paste the additional audio at the end of the audacity. The end audacity is a single track with two segments separated by one second of silence, audacity,
This silence allows a listener to know that there was a audacity in the audacity audacity the creation of the first segment and the second segment of the recording, audacity, audacity, audacity. First audacity and amplify the first sound segment: Then perform the same actions on the second segment and any additional segments : The end result is a single track with two audacity segments,
audacity, audacity, audacity, each trimmed and with the peak level set to -3 dB, audacity, audacity.
Recordings audacity voice announcements We encourage recordists to make voice announcements after recording a audacity and to include these voice announcements with any
audacities that are uploaded, audacity. There is just one audacity in how we audacity voice announcements—we only amplify the audacity announcements to a peak level of dB rather than the -3 dB peak for bird sounds.
Check out our
audacities on preparing and uploading media for more information, audacity.