DVD Review – The Secret Life of the Tawny Owl

DVD Review – The Secret Life of the Tawny Owl

Producer and cameraman: David Culley Narrator: Chris Packham. “The Secret Life of the Tawny Owl” is an outstanding wildlife documentary featuring intimate footage of one of the UK’s most common yet little understood nocturnal bird species. Producer...
Spring in the Andalucian Mountains

Spring in the Andalucian Mountains

Recorded in pinsapo (Spanish fir) forest in the Sierra de las Nieves National Park, near Ronda Spain. The birdlife was particularly active this cool spring morning, with many species moving around close by the microphones. You can here some very light rain blow in...
Pindaroi Forest Soundscape

Pindaroi Forest Soundscape

En route to another location in northern NSW, I stumbled upon a nice area of forest near a marsh (near Pindaroi) and recorded the following soundscape. It was just before sunset, and banjo frogs, as well as a few other frog species were calling from a nearby marsh. A...
Frog Chorus in the Australian Outback

Frog Chorus in the Australian Outback

Recorded by a small waterhole at Bowra Station in outback Queensland, this recording features the calls of at least four frog species – Litoria peroni, Litoria rubella, Litoria latopalmata & Limnodynastes fletcheri. Here are photos of each of these species...
‘Listen to Nature’s Voice’ Presentations 2015

‘Listen to Nature’s Voice’ Presentations 2015

Sponsored by Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC), three audio-visual presentations were given to audiences in Kuching, Sibu & Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. Along with Constance, Selwyn and Ali from SBC, Rachel and I have just finished what has been a very enjoyable...
Tacua Speciosa – A Giant Rainforest Cicada

Tacua Speciosa – A Giant Rainforest Cicada

While recording frogs in Kubah National Park, Sarawak, I bumped into this spectacular cicada, Tacua speciosa. One of the world’s largest species and also one of the most colourful, it also has an amazing call! ← Previous Article - "Bellbirds in the...