Field Recording: Bird Song and Movement, through a metal fence with contact mics

Headphones Recommended I attached a pair of 35mm Contact Mics (via my DUAL OPA Impedance Buffer) to a metal fence at Gum Grove Park in Seal Beach and waited for some birds to drop by. I was mainly curious if the vibrations from the bird movement and calls passing through the fence would be enough to drive a signal to the Dual OPA Impedance Buffer, it was.

No traditional mics used in this recording. Just Contact Mics.

2x 35mm Contact Mics
Dual OPA Impedance Buffer
MixPre 6 II

Dual Impedance Buffer

OPA buffer by POTAR

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