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...
Java’s Last Rainforests

Java’s Last Rainforests

With most of Java’s land cleared for agriculture, the few significant areas of rainforest remaining are vital havens for native plants and wildlife. This recording was made in Gunung Halimun National Park in east Java, and captures the sounds of a typical...
Frogs at Jenolan Caves

Frogs at Jenolan Caves

Late at night by a small river near the main entrance to Jenolan Caves, NSW, Australia. A number of frog species calling including Peron’s Tree Frogs, Green Stream Frog & Spotted Marsh Frog. Peron’s Treefrog (Litoria peronii) ← Previous Article -...
Morning on the Murrumbidgee River

Morning on the Murrumbidgee River

The Murrumbidgee is Australia’s second longest river, and is home to important eco-systems both above and below it’s flowing waters. Along the banks of the Murrumbidgee, forests of large River Red Gum trees are a haven for wildlife, and provide vital...
Kangaroo Jumping in Stereo!

Kangaroo Jumping in Stereo!

In Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria, a Western Grey Kangaroo jumps past the microphones – listen with headphones to appreciate the full stereo effect! You can hear more kangaroo sounds on this page https://wildambience.com/wildlife-sounds/kangaroo/ Western Grey...
Wild Indochinese Tiger Roaring in Thailand

Wild Indochinese Tiger Roaring in Thailand

Last December I visited Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand to record the natural soundscapes and wildlife. I hoped to record a tiger roaring but wasn’t confident it would happen – most advice I had received suggested Indochinese Tiger can only...