The Pyrenees

The Pyrenees brings you a collection of quad and stereo recordings taken in spring and summer time across several locations of the Regional Natural Park of the Ariège Pyrenees.

  • Main focus of this collection is the wildlife present in forests and grasslands.
  • As usual in any other GW nature library, the day and night cycle is included.
  • Featuring dense and sparse birds, insects, flies, grasshoppers, crickets. Distant cowbells are also included in a few recordings. In some night recordings you will hear foxes screaming in the distance.
  • Some of the species identified but not limited to: European Red Fox, Tawny Owl, European Wood Pigeon, Great Tit, Eurasian Blackbird, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Treecreeper, Eurasian Jay.
  • This library has been recorded at a medium altitude, from 1200m to 2000m, where vegetation is still a key element, meaning birds and insects will have an important presence in the soundscape, and all human made noises are gone.
  • Gear used: Sound Devices MixPre 6-II, Zoom F3, Sennheiser 8040s and 30 in DMS decoded to Quad, Sennheiser 8040s in ORTF, LOM Usis in Quad.
  • All files are in 96 kHz / 24 bit and come with embedded Soundminer metadata.
  • UCS Compatible Metadata embedded. Fields included CatID, Category, Subcategory, FX Name, Filename, Description, BWDescription, Library, RecType, Microphone, Designer, Manufacturer, Keywords.

Product details

Number of Files: 25 Quad WAV files & 46 Stereo WAV files

Size Unpacked: 15 GB

Sample Rate: 96 kHz / 24 bit

Total Duration: Approx. 120 minutes in Quad & 235 minutes in Stereo

File types: Quad (recorded in Quad), DecodedQuad (recorded in DMS and decoded to Quad), DecodedStereo (recorded in DMS and decoded to Stereo), ORTF & AB (Stereo recordings with no Quad version)

Other Info: Embedded Soundminer and BWAV Metadata

License type: Single user, royalty-free. For a multi-user license, please contact us.

The Pyrenees – Spreadsheet

Keywords included:

Pyrenees, Countryside, Rural, Spring, Summer, Warm, Hot, Forest, Pine, Woodland, Grassland, Alpine, Mountain, Bird, Fox, Woodpecker, Woodpigeon, Blackbird, Jay, Treecreeper, Insect, Cricket, Fly, Grasshopper, Cow, Sparse, Dense, Wildlife, Dusk, Dawn, Night, France.