Birding & Wildlife Field Recorded Video
ShareTheRoad Productions' Birding &
Wildlife Field Recorded Video Samples
© 2005 - 2008 ShareTheRoad Productions
A Red Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) proclaimes his territory
in this short video. Audio was recorded with a stereo parabolic mic.
To really appreciate the audio listen with phones - watch that
Run time: 2:43, File size: 10.5 mb
Stereo sound is captured with this
domestically assembled (home made)
parabolic microphone. A Raynox 2.2x
teleconverter is added to the lens to
create a 35mm equillivant of about
The Rhode Video mic with Dead Cat
windscreen is a more portable field
recording solution but records only
one channel (mono). This is the rig
used to vid the Acorn Woodpeckers.
The black arrow near top center
marks their home. Mouse over the
image for a closeup.
The Acorn Woodpecker Family (Melanerpes formicivorus) is a
noisy, rambunctious bunch. They've been known to party late
into the night keeping the forest jumping. We spent a few days
with them as their newest chicks were getting ready to hit the
woods. Unedited audio includes the sounds of White-tailed Kites,
Wild Turkeys, House Finches and the resident Red Shouldered
Hawk. Filmed in an urban "nature study area", sounds of humans
rafting the American River, planes and helicopters and the
ubiquitous code-3 vehicle can also be heard.
Run time 9:28, File size: 36.5 mb (let it load)
Video download to your machine begins when you press the
"play" button. Vid will start after a good percentage of the file
has downloaded. Be patient. It really does work. A 10 MB file
should begin to play in less than 2 minutes via DSL. A 20 MB file
© 2005 - 2012 ShareTheRoad Productions
The whole family enjoying a mid-morning snack.
House Wren Nest Sample. This 2min 30 sec clip is
essentially a screen shot to demonstrate the power of remote
controlled video. Cam is about 5 ft from nest and operator is
25 ft back in the woods. Clip includes feeding and waste
removal. At the end adult male is attempting to lure
youngsters from the nest. This is a low resolution sample of
images captured in HD.
Remote controlled Wren Nest Cam
Still capture from Sony HDR FX-1000
Badger Pups @ Play
Badgers caught in the act! Playing, eating, digging and brawling,
Their spirit is plain to see as they develop their strength and
determination through playful, scrappy brawling. This is the
An Adult Content version is viewable on YouTube.
Soundtrack: Thursday Afternoon by www.stock20.com.
Runtime: 3 minutes / 22.2mb
A Northern Shrike claims its place atop an elderberry bush at the Isenberg
Sandhill Crane Reserve and sings its little heart out only to be chased away
by a silent Loggerhead Shrike. Sandhill cranes fly by calling and a host of
wetland birds fill the air with song.
File Size 46.3 mb (@1440kbps)