Interviews with wildlife sound recordists
Patrick Sellar interviewed by Mark Peter Wright (3 of 3)
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Sellar, Patrick (speaker, male, interviewee)
Wright, Mark Peter (speaker, male, interviewer)
Wright, Mark Peter
Track 3 [00:28:20]. [00:00:00] PS reflects on his on-going involvement with recording wildlife in the Gambia and his study of dueting birds (Barbary Shrikes) in collaboration with Professor Peter Slater. [00:03:58]. PS reflects on relationship with guide Clive Barlow and their collaborative publication of a CD set titled Bird songs of Senegal and the Gambia, in addition to recordist John Hammonds circa 2002. [00:08:25]. PS discusses specific difficulties when trying to record the Cetti’s Warbler. [00:10:20] PS reflects on the change in wildlife sound in his local area over the years. [00:11:40] PS discusses how he maintains and accesses his own archive. [00:15:30] PS reflects on recording affinity with owls and relays one particular incident. [00:17:15] PS discusses where he likes to record now and how often he does so. [00:19:00] PS discuses the importance of sound and listening in relation to nature and wildlife, the act of recording or not, how the activity has a large learning curve. [00:25:55] PS concludes with what he has learnt through wildlife recording [end of track].
Interview with Patrick Sellar (3 of 3). The wildlife recordist discusses his relationship to archiving and the personal journey he has been through.