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FAQ Category: Song Sleuth

How accurate is Song Sleuth?

The app is capable of correctly identifying sounds of the covered species with a high degree of accuracy. To get the best results you need to get a clear recording that isolates the sound of one individual bird, and it needs to be a sound that the app “knows”. Odd vocalizations, less frequently heard species, …

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Song Sleuth is suggesting species that sound completely different from what I recorded, what’s wrong?

Check to make sure that the right portion of the recording is highlighted. When you make a new recording the app automatically outlines the strongest signal in the recording, and this is the only part that will be analyzed when you tap “Run ID”. This might be the sound you want to identify, but in …

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Can Song Sleuth identify sounds in the distance, or in a noisy environment, or in a chorus of other birds?

The general rule is that the cleanest and strongest recording is the best. You want the signal (bird song) to stand out above any noise, and also to be isolated from other bird sounds or other noises. That said, modern phones and Song Sleuth together do a good job of picking out faint sounds, and …

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