Questions tagged [bioacoustics]

the branch of acoustics concerned with sounds produced by or affecting living organisms, especially as relating to communication. This tag can be used in questions about sounds produced by living organisms for communication, mating, defense, etc.

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Could some identify this bird call? (from the hu - wolf totem)

What species is making this sound? You can hear the sound it makes at the end of the music video: The HU - Wolf Totem
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What is the highest range mosquito can be detected via Microphone?

Just wondering when a mosquito attack at night I can hear it around my head, shoulders upper corps. Is it any statistic how far our ears or a microphone could detect it is nearby?
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Validity of Acoustic Weapon Effects on Biological Organisms?

There is alot of rather contradictory information present on the biological effects of acoustic weapons with a bevy of scientific articles claiming that they cause harm to biological organisms with ...
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Ear ossicles a part of Skull?

Is there anything special about not considering ear ossicles as a part of skull? I could not understand the reasoning behind such classification.
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Do Asian koel males communicate through calls?

Male Asian koels are heard making long koo-Ooo s which are returned by similar koo-Ooo s1 from some far away place. While the female makes short shrills. I never had the opportunity to see the ...
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Please identify bird call / animal call

What species is making this sound? You can hear it from the opening samples of this song: Earthgarden by Nada (2003). I wish to study the frequency distribution of the bird call.
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What nocturnal animal sound am I hearing in the trees in Maine?

Every year, during late summer nights (usually around 9:00 pm) in Maine, I hear a noise coming from high up in the trees. The trees I hear it from are mostly maple or conifer, but where I live there ...
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What effect does a bat's echolocation have on other bats?

Bat echolocation is a perceptual system where ultrasonic sounds are emitted specifically to produce echoes. By comparing the outgoing pulse with the returning echoes, the brain and auditory nervous ...
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Are these bat social calls? [duplicate]

I'm currently researching bat social calls (not echolocation calls) and have been given a series of samples (in .wav format) and wanted to know if what I can hear is actually the social calls. Below ...