Tag Archive 'bird sounds'

When Sarah and I first began Listening Earth in 1993, I had no training or guidance in how to go about recording nature sounds. I simply turned the recorder on when something interesting caught my ear; a particular species calling, or a pleasing harmony in the sounds around me. As soon as the subject of […]

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Swift Parrots (Lathamus discolor) are pretty little creatures. Not only are they beautiful birds, but there are estimated to be only a few thousand of them left in the wild. Tweet

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‘The Bush Mafia’

Honeyeaters are probably a nuisance to many small forest birds. They can be numerous, and are often quite territorial, with a habit of mobbing and chasing off smaller species. In some, such as Bell Miners, this trait can lead to them being seen as a significant pest – sometimes even to other honeyeaters! Tweet

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In the spring of last year, we spent 6 weeks in the tropical north of Queensland, travelling to country known as The Gulf Savannah. A highlight was Lawn Hill National Park in the far north west of the state. Tweet

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Every two years, the Australian Wildlife Sound Recording Group gathers for a workshop, and in October of 2007 we met for a week of talks and social events, on a bush property near Mount Walsh National Park in SE Queensland. Many in the group are amateur nature recordists, and together we are an odd mob, […]

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