One night on Earth : Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia (11​.​121955​,​-​74​.​113425)

This night was recorded in the middle of the montane tropical forest, inside the “Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta” in north Colombia

The recording begins in the late afternoon, on a background of cicadas, some amphibians, then a “crested oropendula”, a beautiful bird with yellow tail, already met in Guatemala, who falls backwards to release his very particular sound. 
Parakeets in flight. Cracking branches announce the arrival of howler monkeys for a series of powerful vocalisations. 

The night settles and the cicadas sound louder and louder, then calm down. Birds occupy the space of the night with strange calls. 

In the morning with the monkeys in the distance, the cicadas wake up, as well as the birds. Then after this brief chorus, the cicadas become silent and leave space for toucans and squirrels. 

Microphones : MS Sennheiser (MKH 8040-30) 

Recorder : Sound Device MixPre 10T 

GPS coordinates : 11.121955,-74.113425 


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