How To Record Audio – The Basics

Recording wildlife is an invaluable way to contribute to our understanding of the natural world and to document observations.

This video walks you through the basic steps you need to know for making a good wildlife recording. Though one might be tempted to think “everything has been recorded,” nothing could be further from the case. Aspire to a place in history! There are many sounds, even of common species, for which well-made recordings are still needed.

Want to record but don’t have the full setup? Check out our tips on how to make recordings with just a smartphone.