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Dusk Chorus

Dusk Chorus

Kubah National Park, Sarawak

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland primary rainforest
Notes: The Empress Cicada is the world's largest cicada species, and has a call to match. It's pulsing, electric-saw-like sound is strangely beautiful and a familiar sound in Borneo's tropical rainforest. In this sample a White-rumped Shama sings sweetly, & the the sound of insects intensify as evening sets in. More info
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Tasmania’s Ancient Rainforest

Tasmania’s Ancient Rainforest

Mt Field National Park, Tasmania

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Habitat: Temperate rainforest
Notes: The rich sounds of Tasmania's ancient rainforests, including the calls of Black Currawong, Pink Robin, Crescent Honeyeater and Green Rosella. More info
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Misty Rainforest

Misty Rainforest

Mount Lewis, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Mount Lewis, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Montane tropical rainforest
Notes: A cloud forest soundscape featuring the calls of Spotted Catbird, Chowchilla, Rufous Fantail, Pacific Emerald Dove & Brown Cuckoo Dove along with the gentle sound of dewdrops falling in the misty forest. More info
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Midnight in Borneo’s Rainforest

Midnight in Borneo’s Rainforest

Lambir Hills, Sarawak

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Lambir Hills, Sarawak, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest
Notes: This rich natural symphony reflects the incredible biodiversity of Borneo's rainforest. Recorded in the middle of the night, this recording features the sounds of several frog species, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Great Argus Pheasant, as well as many types of insect. More info
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Rainforest Dawn

Rainforest Dawn

Lake Eacham, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Lake Eacham, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: The sounds of one of Australia's biodiversity hotspots - Queensland tropical rainforest. This habitat is home to a staggering variety of wildlife, including many unique, endemic species. More info
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Andalucian Dawn

Andalucian Dawn

Sierra de las Nieves, Andalucia

Spain
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Sierra de las Nieves, Andalucia, Spain
Habitat: Mixed temperate forest
Notes: Late spring in the temperate forests of the Sierra de las Nieves, Andalucia, Spain. Dawn rises with Blackbirds and a Tawny Owl, later the spring air warms and becomes full of birdsong. More info
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Mallee Soundscape

Mallee Soundscape

Round Hill Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Round Hill Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Mallee
Notes: A rich spring dawn chorus in Round Hill Nature Reserve, south west New South Wales. This reserve protects a significant area of mallee habitat where a number of threatened species can be found. More info
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Orangutan Calling

Orangutan Calling

Danum Valley, Sabah

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest
Notes: In the pre-dawn darkness, a large male Orangutan calls from the rainforest canopy above.More info
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Dawn on Mount Lewis

Dawn on Mount Lewis

Mount Lewis, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Mount Lewis, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: Recorded at dawn in mid-altitude rainforest on Mount Lewis. Wompoo Fruit Doves & Pacific Emerald Doves call throughout, along with the sounds of White-throated Treecreeper, Noisy Pitta and Victoria's Riflebird. More info
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Dawn in Khao Yai

Dawn in Khao Yai

Khao Yai National Park

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Khao Yai NP, Thailand
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: The bubbly calls of Pileated Gibbons feature in this early morning recording from Thailand's rainforest. White-browed Scimitar babblers, Asian Fairy Bluebirds and Green-eared Barbets can also be heard. More info
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Monsoon in Borneo

Monsoon in Borneo

Bako National Park, Sarawak

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Bako National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest
Notes: Leading up to the storm, the air is heavy and still. The soundscape becomes softer, simpler, as if the wildlife is bracing itself for the coming deluge. More info
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Bellbirds in the Rain

Bellbirds in the Rain

The Glen Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: The Glen Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Temperate rainforest
Notes: The sounds of light rain in the forest, along with the calls of Bell Miners, Superb Lyrebird, Eastern Whipbirds and a few other species. More info
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Evening in the Forest

Evening in the Forest

Doi Inthanon National Park

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Doi Inthanon NP, Thailand
Habitat: Montane rainforest
Notes: Mountain Scops Owl, Barking Deer and various insects can be heard on the forest soundscape recorded in the evening on the slopes of Doi Inthanon in northern Thailand. More info
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Evening Rhythms

Evening Rhythms

Kuranda, QLD

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kuranda, QLD, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: Large-tailed Nightjars call, along with katydids, crickets & frogs in the far north Queensland rainforest. More info
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Forest of Life

Forest of Life

Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand
Habitat: Dry dipterocarp forest
Notes: Vibrant soundscape from Thailand's western forest complex featuring the sounds of Rufous Treepie, Black-hooded Oriole, Black-headed Woodpecker, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Green Peafowl and Golden Jackal. More info
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Thailand’s Tropical Rainforest

Thailand’s Tropical Rainforest

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand
Habitat: Tropical Rainforest
Notes: Hornbills, gibbons and an abundance of other wildlife in the rainforests of Kaeng Krachan National Park, part of Thailand's western forest complex. More info
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Cloud Forest Creek

Cloud Forest Creek

Mt Hypipamee National Park, QLD

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Mt Hypipamee National Park, QLD, Australia
Habitat: Tropical montane rainforest
Notes: Frogs & birds gradually began to call as the sky began to lighten, and within a short time the forest is alive with the dawn chorus. More info
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Autumn Honeyeater Migration

Autumn Honeyeater Migration

Wollemi National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Wollemi National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Dry eucalypt forest
Notes: Mixed flocks of Yellow-faced and White-naped Honeyeaters as well as other bird species moving through the forest on a cool autumn morning. More info
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Midnight at Jibbon Beach

Midnight at Jibbon Beach

Bundeena, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Bundeena, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Beach
Notes: Close to midnight at Jibbon Beach south of Sydney. Waves ebb and flow on the sandy shore. More info
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Taman Negara Soundscape
Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Taman Negara, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland rainforest
Notes: Along with a variety of other birds, a Helmeted Hornbill builds up to it's maniacal call, deep in the rainforests of Taman Negara National Park. More info
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Rainforest Stream

Rainforest Stream

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand
Habitat: Tropical Rainforest
Notes: The serene sounds of a stream flowing through the Thai rainforest with natural ambience of birds and insects in the background. More info
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Rainforest on the Edge

Rainforest on the Edge

Pahang Province

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Pahang Province, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland rainforest
Notes: Rainforest soundscape from a patch of threatened rainforest, and featuring the song of White-handed Gibbons along with hornbills, broadbills, barbets and many other bird species. More info
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River of Life

River of Life

Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Huai Kha Khaeng, Thailand
Habitat: River and mixed forest
Notes: Soundscape recorded on the banks of the Thap Salao river, as it flows gently through the beautiful forests of Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. More info
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Kangaroo Jumping

Kangaroo Jumping

Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Wyperfeld National Park, Victoria, Australia
Habitat: Mallee & dry woodland
Notes: A Western Grey Kangaroo jumps past the microphones in stereo - listen with headphones! More info
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Great Barrier Reef Island Soundscape

Great Barrier Reef Island Soundscape

Michelmas Cay, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Michelmas Cay, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Sandy island
Notes: Thousands of seabirds including Sooty Terns and Common Noddies nest on this beautiful small sandy island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. More info
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Cocoparra Marsh at Dusk

Cocoparra Marsh at Dusk

Cocoparra National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Cocoparra National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Wetland
Notes: Several species of frog call from a small marsh near Cocoparra National Park. More info
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Evening Marsh in the Budawangs

Evening Marsh in the Budawangs

Morton National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Morton National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Temperate forest
Notes: Several species of frog call from a small marsh in the Budawangs mountain range. More info
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Grampians Stream

Grampians Stream

Grampians National Park, Victoria

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Grampians National Park, VIC, Australia
Habitat: Temperate forest
Notes: In the rugged Grampians region of Victoria, a cool stream flows through the eucalyptus forest with gentle birdsong in the background. More info
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Morning in the Capertee Valley

Morning in the Capertee Valley

Capertee Valley, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Capertee Valley, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Woodland
Notes: The banks of the Capertee River are alive with birdsong in spring. More info
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Olive Whistler by a Mountain Stream

Olive Whistler by a Mountain Stream

Barrington Tops National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Barrington Tops National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Alpine meadow & woodland
Notes: A crystal clear stream gurgles through the cool highlands of Barrington Tops, and an Olive Whistler sings nearby. More info
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Morning on the Murrumbidgee River

Morning on the Murrumbidgee River

Murrumbidgee Valley NP, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Murrumbidgee Valley NP, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Dry woodland and river
Notes: Along with the gentle sound of the flowing Murrumbidgee River, Pied Butcherbirds and Grey Shrikethrush sing as parrots and cockatoos fly overhead. More info
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Tropical Swamp

Tropical Swamp

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand
Habitat: Swamp & tropical rainforest
Notes: Frogs, insects and birds call from the fringes of a swampy section of rainforest in Kaeng Krachan National Park, part of Thailand's western forest complex. More info
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Thailand’s Deciduous Forest

Thailand’s Deciduous Forest

Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

Thailand
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Huai Kha Khaeng, Thailand
Habitat: Dry Dipterocarp forest
Notes: In this sample you can hear the fluty calls of Black-hooded Oriole, the chattering of White-crested Laughingthrush and many other species including Lineated Barbet, Blue-bearded Bee-eater and Black Giant Squirrel. More info
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Blackcap & Bumblebees

Blackcap & Bumblebees

Sierra de las Nieves, Andalucia

Spain
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Sierra de las Nieves, Andalucia, Spain
Habitat: Mixed temperate forest
Notes: Early summer in the Serrania de Ronda, Spain, and the Bumblebees are busy collecting pollen from flowering shrubs. A Blackcap sings sweetly nearby, and a Blackbird perches near the microphones then descends to the ground to forage in the leaf litter. More info
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Storm in Sinharaja

Storm in Sinharaja

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Sri Lanka
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka
Habitat: Hill primary rainforest
Notes: Frogs, insects and birds sing in the early morning light, then a monsoon storm passes over the rainforest. As the rain eases, the wildlife becomes active again.. More info
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Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest

Daintree National Park, QLD

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Daintree National Park, QLD, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: Rainforest sounds from the World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. More info
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First Light at Fogg Dam

First Light at Fogg Dam

Fogg Dam, Northern Territory

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Fogg Dam Conservation Area, Northern Territory, Australia
Habitat: Lowland monsoon forest
Notes: Recorded in pre-dawn light where the monsoon forest merges with the wetland. A range of bird species can be heard – forest-dwelling birds herald the dawn while nocturnal Large-tailed Nightjars make their ‘chopping’ calls in the dim light. Waterbirds such as Magpie Geese and Whistling Ducks fly over the forest toward the wetland and the gurgling territorial calls of Orange-footed Scrubfowl can occasionally heard in the distance. More info
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By a Tropical Pond

By a Tropical Pond

Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland primary rainforest
Notes: Hill Mynas, Emerald Doves, and a Green Imperial Pigeon call from the nearby forest, along with a chorus of frogs from the edge of the pond. More info
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Cicadas & Birds at Dawn

Cicadas & Birds at Dawn

Crocker Ranges, Sabah

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Crocker Ranges, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Montane tropical rainforest
Notes: Just after sunrise in Sabah's Crocker Ranges, cicadas start buzzing like little electric saws. More info
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Pre-dawn in Bardia

Pre-dawn in Bardia

Bardia National Park

Nepal
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Bardia National Park, Nepal
Habitat: Riverine forest
Notes: At first light, the calls of nocturnal birds, Large-tailed Nightjar and Asian Barred Owlet, fade into the rising dawn chorus. More info
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Jungle Monsoon

Jungle Monsoon

Chitwan National Park

Nepal
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Habitat: Riverine forest
Notes: Dark clouds were forming, grumbling and rolling continuously. This particular afternoon, the rainfall was lighter than usual, and soon enough the storm had passed, birds singing again as the sky brightened.More info
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Windy Morning on Mount Kinabalu

Windy Morning on Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Montane rainforest
Notes: 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. More info
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Pasoh at Night

Pasoh at Night

Pasoh Forest Reserve

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Pasoh Forest Reserve, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest
Notes: In the hours following dusk in Pasoh Forest Reserve, the forest is alive with insects, frogs, nocturnal birds and mammals. This recording was made by a puddle on the side of the main access road. More info
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Siamangs in the Storm

Siamangs in the Storm

Fraser's Hill, Pahang Province

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Fraser's Hill, Pahang Province, Malaysia
Habitat: Montane rainforest
Notes: In the highlands of Malaysia, a thunderstorm rumbles over the forest. Rain filters through the thick canopy, lightly falling on the forest floor. Mesia's, fulvettas and other birds sing sweetly, and a group of Siamangs (a type of gibbon) call loudly in the distance. More info.
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Afternoon Storm in the Cloud Forest

Afternoon Storm in the Cloud Forest

Fraser's Hill, Pahang Province

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Fraser's Hill, Pahang Province, Malaysia
Habitat: Montane rainforest
Notes: The grumble of thunder resonates, as birds call softly from the forest, and the short, melodic whistles of tree frogs punctuate the tranquil soundscape. More info
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King-of-Saxony Bird-of-Paradise
Papua New Guinea
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Enga Province, Papua New Guinea
Habitat: Montane rainforest
Notes: An extraordinary bird-of-paradise with a bizarre call. They are surprisingly easy to find once you are in the right location as they call loudly for hours on end. More info
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Satin Bowerbird

Satin Bowerbird

Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Eucalypt forest
Notes: In addition to it's striking visual performance, displaying male Satin Bowerbirds produce intense buzzing, rattling and mechanical sounds which apparently the females find irresistible!More info
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Dharawal

Dharawal

Dharawal National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Dharawal National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Dry eucalypt forest & swampy heath
Notes: Situated on a rugged sandstone plateau south of Sydney, Dharawal National Park preserves an ancient landscape of tall eucalypts, heaths, swamps, waterfalls and rockpools. A network of creeks drain crystal clear water from the vast sedgelands and hanging upland swamps in Dharawal. More info
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Pre-dawn with Owls & Thrush

Pre-dawn with Owls & Thrush

Royal National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Royal National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Temperate rainforest & tall eucalypt forest
Notes: In the dark pre-dawn light, a pair of Powerful Owls (Ninox Strenua) call, and a Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata) sings it's autumn melody. More info
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Dawn in the Valley

Dawn in the Valley

Royal National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Royal National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Temperate rainforest & tall eucalypt forest
Notes: Starting before dawn, crickets, tree frogs and owls gradually give way to the calls of early-rising Kookaburras, followed by an intense dawn chorus of many bird species singing in celebration of the new day. More info
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Spring in the Himalayan Foothills

Spring in the Himalayan Foothills

Shivapuri National Park

Nepal
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Shivapuri National Park, Nepal
Habitat: Oak & rhododendron forest
Notes: The stunning rhododendron forests of Shivapuri National Park are alive with birds and bees in the springtime. More info
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Booderee Marsh

Booderee Marsh

Booderee National Park

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Booderee National Park, Australia
Habitat: Wetland
Notes: Striped Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes peroni) & Eastern Common Froglet (Crinia signifera) call from a marsh in Booderee National Park, NSW, Australia. More info
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Currawong Concerto

Currawong Concerto

Macleay River Valley, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Macleay River valley, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Eucalypt forest
Notes: In the Australian winter, Pied Currawongs often form flocks and search out fruiting trees to raid. I set up my recording gear in front of a native Lilli Pilli tree in full fruit, and it was only a matter of time before the currawongs arrived and enjoyed one of their winter parties! More info
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Sepilok Ambience

Sepilok Ambience

Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland primary rainforest
Notes: Recorded in primary rainforest at Sepilok Forest Reserve, insects buzz & pulse in the rising morning heat, and birds call softly in the background. More info
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Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Sarawak, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest
Notes: The calls of Giant Squirrels often start with an explosion of bubbly staccato notes, followed by some excited grunts and sneezes. More info
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Dawn in Mallee Country

Dawn in Mallee Country

Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Mallee & dry woodland
Notes: Spring is a great time to visit the mallee country, and if you can handle the frosty mornings, the intense dawn chorus at 6am is amazing. More info
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The Beast of Dunn’s Swamp

The Beast of Dunn’s Swamp

Wollemi National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Wollemi National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Eucalypt forest & swamp
Notes: For the early Australian settlers, camping in the bush must have been a frightening experience. With limited knowledge of Australian fauna, their imaginations no doubt ran wild when hearing some of the rather disconcerting sounds of the bush at night - such as these harmless Brush-tailed Possums having a territorial disagreement. More info
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Summer in Wollemi

Summer in Wollemi

Wollemi National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Wollemi National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Dry eucalypt forest
Notes: Dawn chorus from Wollemi National Park, an area of wilderness relatively close to Sydney. More info
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Himalayan Dawn

Himalayan Dawn

Langtang National Park

Nepal
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Langtang National Park, Nepal
Habitat: Alpine meadow & rhododendron forest
Notes: Recorded between 2500m and 3500m in altitude, in a variety of different alpine habitats. More info
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Bellbird Forest

Bellbird Forest

Watagans National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Watagans National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Tall eucalypt forest
Notes: Bell Miners tinkle as a backdrop to the songs and lyrebirds, honeyeaters, thornbills, catbirds and many other species. More info & video
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Rhythm of Kubah

Rhythm of Kubah

Kubah National Park, Sarawak

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland primary rainforest
Notes: Kubah's dusk chorus has to be one of the richest bioacoustic experiences on the face of the planet. More info
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Dawn at Lumholtz Lodge

Dawn at Lumholtz Lodge

Atherton Tablelands, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: 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 wails of Spotted Catbird. Occasionally Northern Barred Frogs (Mixophyes schevilli)call from the leaf litter. More info
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Kuranda Frog Chorus

Kuranda Frog Chorus

near Kuranda, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: near Kuranda, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: Northern Barred Frogs make the wonderfully deep croaks, while Orange-thighed Treefrogs call in chorus making the not-so-musical craaaak-craaaak-craaaaak sound. More info
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Eubenangee Rainforest

Eubenangee Rainforest

Eubenangee Swamp, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Eubenangee Swamp, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Tropical rainforest
Notes: Yellow Orioles are the dominant species calling with their magical liquid fluty sounds filling the humid air. More info
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Casuarina Creek

Casuarina Creek

Macleay River Valley, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Macleay River valley, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Allo-casuarina stand in woodland
Notes: A small group of Glossy Black Cockatoos use their massive bills to crack open Allocasuarina cones to extract the tiny kernels. More info
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Lyrebird Creek

Lyrebird Creek

Dharug National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Dharug National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Tall eucalypt forest
Notes: Excerpt from a 38 minute track recorded by a small creek in a gully, with a number of bird species calling from the nearby bushland, including Superb Lyrebird. More info
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Snow Gum Forest

Snow Gum Forest

Kanangra-Boyd National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kanangra-Boyd National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Snow Gum forest
Notes: Birds, mammals and frogs all thrive in this protected area, and this album features three distinct soundscapes recorded over the period of a day in the reserve. More info
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Little Blowhole

Little Blowhole

Kiama, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kiama, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Rocky coast
Notes: Not as well-know as the large blowhole near the centre of town, the 'little blowhole' can be just as impressive. More info
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Song of the Albert’s Lyrebird

Song of the Albert’s Lyrebird

Border Ranges National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Border Ranges National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Temperate montane rainforest
Notes: Albert's Lyrebird singing in Antarctic Beech forest - a rare and lesser known cousin to the famous Superb Lyrebird, but with an equally beautiful song. More info
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Winter Woodland

Winter Woodland

Kings Plains National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kings Plains National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Box-Ironbark woodland
Notes: Many species of honeyeater call, as well as thornbills, kookaburra, Australian Raven, magpies, butcherbirds and even the cough of an Eastern Grey Kangaroo at 3:52. More info
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Bushfire in Kakadu

Bushfire in Kakadu

Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Habitat: Tropical woodland
Notes: Bushfires are part of the annual cycles in Kakadu. In the dry woodlands and grasslands, controlled burns are carried out in the early dry season to stimulate new plant growth. More info
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Jungle Book Forest

Jungle Book Forest

Chitwan National Park

Nepal
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Habitat: Sal & riverine forest
Notes: Spring birdsong including orioles, barbets, doves, magpie-robins, ioras, coucals, junglefowl and peafowl. The barking alarm call of a large Sambar deer can be heard regularly, a sure sign of a big cat nearby. More info
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First Day of Spring

First Day of Spring

Blue Mountains National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Dry sclerophyl forest
Notes: Despite the chilly morning, the dawn birdsong was spectacular, as if the birds knew spring had arrived. More info
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Giant Banjo Frog Chorus

Giant Banjo Frog Chorus

Backyamma State Forest, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Wild Ambience
Location: Backyamma State Forest, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Dry woodland
Notes: Giant Banjo Frogs make the deep 'bonk' calls. You can also hear the staccato croaks of Spotted Marsh Frog & the higher pitched 'squelch' of the Eastern Sign-bearing Froglet. More info
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Nombinnie Spring

Nombinnie Spring

Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Mallee & dry woodland
Notes: Rufous Songlarks sing their scratchy metallic song while Spiny-cheeked honeyeater, Crested Bellbird and Restless Flycatcher call in the background. More info
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First Light at Chiltern

First Light at Chiltern

Chiltern Mt Pilot National Park, VIC

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Chiltern Mt Pilot National Park, Victoria, Australia
Habitat: Box Ironbark woodland
Notes: Recorded at 5:45am in one of Australia's last remaining box-ironbark woodlands. Australian Magpies, Willie Wagtails and many other species sing in this vibrant dawn chorus. More info
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Nourlangie

Nourlangie

Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Habitat: Dry woodland and monsoon forest
Notes: Species recorded include: Northern Fantail, Silver-crowned Friarbird, Pied Butcherbird, Spangled Drongo and Sandstone Shrike Thrush. More info
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By a Tranquil Stream

By a Tranquil Stream

Royal National Park, NSW

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Royal National Park, NSW, Australia
Habitat: Temperate rainforest & tall eucalypt forest
Notes: Imagine sitting by a tranquil stream in a rainforest, listening to the dawn chorus.......More info
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Monsoon Forest Dawn

Monsoon Forest Dawn

Fogg Dam, Northern Territory

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Fogg Dam Conservation Area, Northern Territory, Australia
Habitat: Lowland monsoon forest
Notes: The melodious liquid calls of Yellow Oriole are a feature of this habitat, as are the deep booms of pigeons and fruit doves. More info
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Sunrise by a Billabong

Sunrise by a Billabong

near Longreach, Queensland

Australia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: near Longreach, Queensland, Australia
Habitat: Billabong in semi-desert
Notes: Pied Butcherbirds, Galahs, Cockatiels and Budgerigars call from the trees surrounding a small billabong (water hole) in Queensland's arid outback. More info
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Bukit Fraser – Rainforest Dawn

Bukit Fraser – Rainforest Dawn

Fraser's Hill, Pahang Province

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Fraser's Hill, Pahang Province, Malaysia
Habitat: Montane tropical rainforest
Notes: The cool montane forest hosts a wide diversity of animal and plant species which specialize in this more temperate habitat. More info
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Dawn in the Highlands

Dawn in the Highlands

Kumul Lodge, Enga Province

Papua New Guinea
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Kumul Lodge, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea
Habitat: Montane rainforest
Notes: Mountain Mouse Warblers and other birds sing at dawn in cloud forest in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. More info
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A Day in Bardia

A Day in Bardia

Bardia National Park

Nepal
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Bardia National Park, Nepal
Habitat: Riverine & sal forest
Notes: Recorded in early spring, when many of the resident birds and newly-arrived migrant species start to breed. More info
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Kinabatangan Dawn

Kinabatangan Dawn

Lower Kinabatangan River, Sabah

Malaysia
Recordist: Marc Anderson
Location: Lower Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Malaysia
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest
Notes: Recorded over a period of several days in tropical rainforest on the banks of the Kinabatangan. More info
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