September 21st, 2022

The underwater summer sound of a small pond in a village in the Netherlands.
The cricket sound comes from a ‘backswimmer’ called Notonectidae ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notonectidae ). One of the noisiest animals on earth compared to its body size.
The sound that resembles a dripping water tap is the sound of oxygen produced by the aquatic plants as a result of the sunshine. Sometimes gas also comes out of the bottom, but that is only for a short time.
The scratching sound that resembles the scratching with your fingernails is probably from a eating freshwater snail.

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Date/time: July 25th 2022, 13:30PM

Location; water Vlaciepark, Engelen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (Holland), Europe GPS 51.71942 5.26948

Gear chain: two Aquarian Audio Hydrophones H2a XLR 3m in AB40 setup, 250cm deep; Tascam dr-100 Mk2. compression in Audacity.

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