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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 and cameraman David...

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

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...

Frogs in the Chaelundi Wilderness, NSW, Australia

Each sample features a different combination of species calling, illustrating that subtle differences in water-depth, flow rate and surrounding vegetation-type create important micro-habitats preferred by certain frog species.

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...

Three Rivers, Three Countries, Three New Albums!

To sit by a clean, flowing stream or river, surrounded by untouched forest and hear only the sounds of wildlife is a very relaxing experience. Over the years I've recorded the soundscapes of many rivers in various countries and I've now published a selection of these...

Orangutan Long Call, Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia

On a recent trip to Sabah, Malaysia, I spent a few days in the stunning Danum Valley. Danum is famous for it's abundance of wildlife, and one of it's most iconic inhabitants is the Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus). Orangutans make a range of vocalizations and I was...

‘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

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...

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