Pigging Out in Taman Negara, Malaysia

Pigging Out in Taman Negara, Malaysia

After leaving my gear out to capture the sounds of dusk, I retrieved the kit after dark & expected to hear a gentle evening chorus upon reviewing the recording. However, it seems a herd of wild pigs had spent most of the afternoon in the clearing where I left the...
The Call of the Helmeted Hornbill

The Call of the Helmeted Hornbill

Up to 1.7 metres in length (including the 50cm long tail), with a leathery, wrinkled face and sporting a bony casque on top of it’s beak, the bizarre Helmeted Hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil) looks like a survivor from the Cretaceous era. The call of this species is...
Tigers in the Sal Forest

Tigers in the Sal Forest

The roars from two Bengal Tigers reverberate through the Sal forest in Nepal’s Bardia National Park. This is an excerpt from the album “A Day in Bardia” which was released just over 12 months ago. However, on a more recent trip to Nepal I recorded...
Jungle Book Forest, Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Jungle Book Forest, Chitwan National Park, Nepal

True, Rudyard Kipling was based in India – but the jungles his stories were based on are also found in the terai region of Nepal! Chitwan National Park is home to a healthy population of tiger, leopard, sloth bear, rhino, elephant, gaur, dhole, sambar deer,...
Dawn at Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia

Dawn at Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia

Nestled amongst jungle-clad mountains of Pahang province, Bukit Fraser (Fraser’s Hill) is one of Malaysia’s lovely hill resorts and an ideal base to explore the surrounding forests. This recording is an excerpt from the album “Bukit Fraser – Rainforest...
Glossy Black Cockatoos Feeding on Casuarina

Glossy Black Cockatoos Feeding on Casuarina

It sounded like the crackling of a campfire coming from the Allocasuarina trees growing along the creekbed. When I hear this sound in the Australian bush, I’ve learned to look upwards, as various species of cockatoos and parrots often stay hidden in the foliage...