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CD cover: Australian Bush Sounds - An Incredible Journey

Australian Bush Sounds. An Incredible Journey

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CD cover: Voices of Subtropical Rainforests

Voices of Subtropical
Rainforests

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CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - Favourites
Australian Bird Calls
Favourites


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CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - Tropical North-east
Australian Bird Calls. Tropical
North-east


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CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - South-Western

Australian Bird Calls
South-Western

CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - Subtropical East
Australian Bird Calls
Subtropical East


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CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - Tasmania

Australian Bird Calls
Tasmania

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CD cover: Mallee Bird Calls - South-Eastern Australia

Mallee Bird Calls
South-Eastern


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CD cover: Australian Frog Calls - Subtropical East

Australian Frog Calls Subtropical East

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CD cover: Australian Frog Calls - Tropical North-east

Australian Frog Calls Tropical North-east

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CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - Broome Region

Australian Bird Calls
Broome Region

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Australian Bird Calls:
South-western (includes Perth)

The south-western region of Australia (bounded by Geraldton in the north to CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - South-WesternEsperance in the south) has a wide range of habitats from wet forests to dry scrubland. Accordingly, the range of bird species is quite diverse. This region is host to 17 endemic species, some of which also occur in South Australia as far east as Eyre Peninsula. The CD features a range of calls for this unique group, including those of some birds that are difficult to see such as Noisy Scrub-bird, Western Bristlebird and Western Whipbird, but which have loud ear catching songs. The calls of some other birds unique to this region such as Carnaby's and Baudin's Black-Cockatoos, Western Rosella, Red-capped Parrot, Rufous Treecreeper, Blue-breasted and Red-winged Fairy-wrens, Western Thornbill, Western Wattlebird, Western Spinebill, Western Yellow and White-breasted Robins and Red-eared Firetail are also included. Calls of many of the more common birds are also part of the overall presentation. Where possible, a range of calls of each species is presented, allowing the listener to become aware of the repertoire of sounds possessed by many of the birds, particularly songbirds.

This album has no music or spoken commentary. The natural calls of the birds of this region can be appreciated both as a source of pleasant sounds, or as a well documented reference source of many of south-western Australia's bird species. A list of the species, with call description and behaviour notes, can be found inside the cover. For those people with a particular interest in any of the calls, further information can be obtained from the author. This is another CD in the Australian Bird Call series and contains calls of 79 species.

Birds Australia, the largest bird organisation in the country, endorses and recommends this CD to anybody interested in enjoying and knowing the calls of many of Australia's wonderful birds found in the temperate south-western region of Australia.

Total length: 73 minutes 56 seconds


List of Contents

1. Black Swan Cygnus atratus
2. Australian Shelduck Tadorna tadornoides
3. Brown Goshawk Accipter fasciatus
4. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
5. Laughing Turtle-Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
6. Brush Bronzewing Phaps elegans
7. Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksii
8. Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris (endemic) (sound sample)
    (Short-billed Black-Cockatoo)
9. Baudin's Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus baudinii (endemic)
    (Long-billed Black-Cockatoo)
10. Western Corella Cacatua pastinator (endemic)
11. Purple-crowned Lorikeet Glossopsitta porphyrocephala
12. Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus
13. Western Rosella Platycercus icterotis (endemic)
14. Australian Ringneck Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus
15. Red-capped Parrot Purpureicephalus spurius (endemic)
16. Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans
17. Rock Parrot Neophema petrophila
18. Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
19. Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus
20. Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae
21. Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides
22. Noisy Scrub-bird Atrichornis clamosus (endemic)
23. Rufous Treecreeper Climacteris rufa (endemic)
24. Splendid Fairy-wren Malurus splendens splendens
25. Blue-breasted Fairy-wren Malurus pulcherrimus (endemic)
26. Red-winged Fairy-wren Malurus elegans (endemic)
27. Southern Emu-wren Stipiturus malachurus westernensis
28. Spotted Pardalote Pardalotus punctatus punctatus & xanthopyge
29. Striated Pardalote Pardalotus striatus substriatus
30. Western Bristlebird Dasyornis longirostris (endemic) (sound sample)
31. White-browed Scrubwren Sericornis frontalis maculatus
32. Shy Heathwren Hylacola cauta whitlocki
33. Rufous Fieldwren Calamanthus campestris campestris & montanellus
34. Redthroat Pyrrholaemus brunneus
35. Weebill Smicrornis brevirostris occidentalis
36. Western Gerygone Gerygone fusca fusca
37. Inland Thornbill Acanthiza apicalis apicalis & whitlocki
38. Western Thornbill Acanthiza inornata (endemic)
39. Yellow-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza chrysorrhoa chrysorrhoa
40. Red Wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata woodwardi
41. Western Wattlebird Anthochaera lunulata (endemic)
42. Yellow-throated Miner Manorina flavigula obscura
43. Singing Honeyeater Lichenostomus virescens virescens
44. White-eared Honeyeater Lichenostomus leucotis novaenorciae
45. Yellow-plumed Honeyeater Lichenostomus ornatus
46. Brown-headed Honeyeater Melithreptus brevirostris leucogenys
47. White-naped Honeyeater Melithreptus lunatus chloropsis
48. Brown Honeyeater Lichmera indistincta indistincta
49. New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae longirostris
50. White-cheeked Honeyeater Phylidonyris nigra gouldii
51. Tawny-crowned Honeyeater Phylidonyris melanops
52. Western Spinebill Acanthorhynchus superciliosus (endemic)
53. Jacky Winter Microeca fascinans assimilis
54. Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor campbelli
55. Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii
56. Western Yellow Robin Eopsaltria griseogularis (endemic)
57. White-breasted Robin Eopsaltria georgiana (endemic)
58. Southern Scrub-robin Drymodes brunneopygia
59. White-browed Babbler Pomatostomus superciliosus
60. Western Whipbird Psophodes nigrogularis nigrogularis & oberon
61. Varied Sittella Daphoenositta chrysoptera pileata
62. Western Shrike-tit Falcunculus leucogaster (endemic)
63. Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis fuliginosa
64. Rufous Whistler Pachycephala rufiventris
65. Grey Shrike-thrush Colluricincla harmonica rufiventris
66. Restless Flycatcher Myiagra inquieta
67. Magpie-lark Grallina cyanoleuca
68. Grey Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa preissi
69. Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike Coracina novaehollandiae melanops
70. Black-faced Woodswallow Artamus cinereus
71. Dusky Woodswallow Artamus cyanopterus perthi
72. Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen dorsalis
73. Grey Currawong Strepera versicolor intermedia & plumbea
74. Australian Raven Corvus coronoides perplexus
75. Richard's Pipit Anthus novaeseelandiae bilbali
76. Red-eared Firetail Stagonopleura oculata (endemic)
77. Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum
78. Brown Songlark Cinclorhamphus cruralis
79. Silvereye Zosterops lateralis chloronotus


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