SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
SD22 African Grey Parrot
Sound Effects Library

SD22 African Grey Parrot

Regular price $49.00 USD

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    GENERAL INFO:

    DESCRIPTION: 

    • In African Grey Parrot, get a musical collection of parrot vocalizations from Myrtle the parrot. Hear short squeaks so adorable I couldn't help but smile and powerful clicks that sound like alien languages. Hear visceral screeches that could cause nightmares and playful whistles so musical you'd think she had a tune stuck in her head.
    • This library offers you a collection of sounds from a fascinating species. I didn't know one parrot could make such a wide variety of vocalizations and it was a joy to hear them for the first time as I got to know Myrtle over several sessions. I hope you enjoy them too. Thanks for listening. 

    KEY FEATURES:

    • Visceral screeches
    • Alarm calls
    • Playful squawks and sqeaks
    • Musical whistles
    • Whooshing wing flaps
    • Please note: the "Pitch Shifted Demo" was made to demonstrate the potential of the sounds in this library. However, African Grey Parrot does NOT include pitch shifted sounds, only mastered field recordings.

            RECORDING STORIES: 

            • A friend of mine in Philly recently got an African Grey Parrot. These parrots can live 40-60 years as pets, so this is a serious long-term commitment. People have to put these parrots in their will because your parrot often outlives you!
            • Myrtle the parrot is an adolescent and is discovering her voice. I was lucky to be able to spend 4 separate session with her as she explored the full range of her vocal chords.
            • I was only the second human Myrtle had spent time with, so she was very nervous during the first session. I mostly captured alarm calls and nervous screeches.
            • However, as I returned for more sessions, she became more comfortable and made a wide variety of happy and playful calls. My favorites was the clicks she makes that sound like an alien language.
            • Lessons Learned – I recorded Myrtle in Double Mid/Side, left the mics on a stand near her, and then backed away. Because I recording in surround, when she moved off axis, I could rotated the surround image in Harpex to center the final stereo rendering included in this library. By leaving the mic in one place Myrtle got comfortable and I was able to capture joyful and playful sounds from this captivating species of parrot.

              FILE LIST:

              GEAR USED:

              • Sennheiser MKH8040 and MKH30 in Mid/Side
              • Sound Devices MixPre-3 II
              • Cinela Mid/Side Blimp

                LIBRARY INFO:

                Stereo Specs: 311 MB – 192 kHz / 24-bit – 54 stereo WAV files – 225+ sounds – Approx. 5 min total
                Metadata: CSV, Soundminer, BWAV
                Categories: Animals & Creatures, African Grey Parrot
                Location: Philadelphia, Summer 2020
                Mastering: read my Field Recording Mastering Rules for more info.
                Delivery: Instant - blazingly-fast - digital download
                License type: Single user, royalty-free - for a multi-user license, click here
                Sound Library Guarantee: If you're unhappy with my field recordings in any way, I'll give you store credit equal to the cost of the sound library. Read the full details – here.