"Gecko Bark - Kauai"
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Track count: 1 Stereo track
The next song will be made up entirely of material pulled from those field recordings - birds, ocean, wind, rain, airport sounds, recordings of musical instruments I found at a gift shoppe - and samples of the ukelele and tambourine I got at a thrift store on the island for $7.
But today's offering is my pride and joy from a week of field recording - a gecko barking! (Yes, they bark! I checked.) These little guys would wait until I gave up and turned the recorder off, then bark - and then be silent when I scrambled to turn the thing back on. CUTE! And a little frustrating, I will admit.
But on our last night on the island, with mere minutes of recording time remaining on the field recorder, I finally captured the sound of one of our little green friends barking merrily into the night. You'll hear her about 10 seconds in. She is backed up by a particularly melodious cricket, who fills out the remaining 2 minutes of the track. This recording was made around 4am out the window of the Fern Grotto Inn, near the Wailua River on Kauai.