Windy Morning on Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia

Windy Morning on Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia

Strong winds made recording difficult on this trip to Mount Kinabalu, but I managed to get one decent recording where the sound of the wind complements the birdsong & ambience. ← Previous Article - "Cicadas in the Crocker Ranges, Sabah, Malaysia"...
Eubenangee Rainforest, Queensland, Australia

Eubenangee Rainforest, Queensland, Australia

The sounds of the rainforest late this afternoon were wonderful. I visited Eubenangee Swamp National Park, about an hours drive south of Cairns, and took a trail which meandered through lowland tropical rainforest alongside a river. Yellow Orioles are the dominant...
Dawn at Lumholtz Lodge, Atherton Tablelands

Dawn at Lumholtz Lodge, Atherton Tablelands

I placed the microphones a few metres from a small stream in upland rainforest and left them to capture the dawn chorus. You can hear the raucous calls of Orange-footed Scrubfowl (one of Australia’s three species of megapode or mound-builder) as well as the unusual...
Frog Chorus on Black Mountain Road

Frog Chorus on Black Mountain Road

Although the wet season hadn’t begun, the frogs had just started calling following some light rain the previous day. Northern Barred Frogs (Mixophyes schevilli) make the wonderfully deep croaks, while the beautiful Orange-thighed Treefrogs (Litoria xanthomera)...
Evening Rhythms – Kuranda, QLD, Australia

Evening Rhythms – Kuranda, QLD, Australia

On a windy night along a logging road near Kuranda, Queensland, a variety of nocturnal creatures harmonize their voices in an unusually rhythmic soundscape. Large-tailed Nightjars call repeatedly with their cosmic ‘chopping’ sound, along with katydids,...
White-handed Gibbon Singing

White-handed Gibbon Singing

A lone, young male White-handed Gibbon sings from the rainforest canopy in Taman Negara, Malaysia. White-handed Gibbon ((Hylobates lar) ← Previous Article - "Voices of the Night - Taman Negara, Malaysia" Next Article - "Evening Rhythms - Kuranda,...
Voices of the Night – Taman Negara, Malaysia

Voices of the Night – Taman Negara, Malaysia

An excerpt from a 4 hour recording which, for the most part, captured Taman Negara’s gentle nocturnal soundscape. However on this sample, the peaceful twinkling of insects & cooing of frogs is interrupted by alarm calls from a Spectacled Langur...