My Telinga Parabolic Microphone, with Pro 7 handle and Dat stereo mic finally arrived from Sweden.

I had previously tried out this system in Seattle in April at the Annual Nature recording Workshop presented by

Parabolic microphones have been used for years when recording species specific. I have high hopes for this new microphone when combined with the Sound Designs 7XX series of very high quality field recorders.

My first recording was of a Song Sparrow.  The background sound is of wind in the tree tops.

(from a previous photo)