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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

CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - South-Western
Australian Bird Calls.
South-Western



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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:
Tropical North-east

CD cover: Australian Bird Calls - Tropical North-eastThe Tropical North-east region of Australia enjoys a very diverse range of bird species, and includes many of this countries most interesting birds. The region is bounded in the south by Rockhampton (Tropic of Capricorn) , extends north to the top of Cape York and includes the Great Dividing Range. The Wet Tropics refers to the World Heritage area of tropical rainforest from Mt. Spec (north of Townsville) to the Big Tableland (south of Cooktown). The CD contains calls of 83 species.

 The region includes 18 endemic bird species and a feature of this CD is the presentation of a range of calls for this unique group. Species with amazing calls such as Great-billed Heron, Palm Cockatoo, Rufous and Lesser Sooty Owls, Inside front coverYellow-billed Kingfisher, Red-bellied Pitta, Fernwren, Chowchilla, Frill-necked Monarch, Magnificent Riflebird, Trumpet Manucode and Tooth-billed and Golden Bowerbirds are presented. Other more difficult to see species include Southern Cassowary, Red-necked Crake, Little Kingfisher, Atherton Scrubwren, Green-backed Honeyeater, Yellow-legged Flycatcher, Northern Scrub-robin and Blue-faced Parrot-Finch. Where possible, a number of calls of each species are featured. This makes the listener aware of the repertoire of sounds many of the birds possess, particularly songbirds.

 This album features 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 the tropical north-east bird species, particularly those which are difficult to observe. 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.

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 only in this region.

Total length: 73 minutes 22 seconds


List of Contents

1. Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius
2. Orange-footed Scrubfowl Megapodius reinwardt
3. Cotton Pygmy-Goose Nettapus coromandelianus
4. Green Pygmy-Goose Nettapus pulchellus
5. Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana
6. Grey Goshawk Accipter novaehollandiae
7. Sarus Crane Grus antigone
8. Red-necked Crake Rallina tricolor
9. Bush-hen Amaurornis olivaceus
10. White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
11. Beach Stone-curlew Esacus neglectus
12. Squatter Pigeon Geophaps scripta
13. Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus
14. Pied Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bicolor
15. Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus (sound sample)
16. Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
17. Red-cheeked Parrot Geoffroyus geoffroyi
18. Double-eyed Fig-Parrot Cyclopsitta diophthalma
19. Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotus chrysopterygius (endemic)
20. Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo Cacomantis castaneiventris
21. Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
22. Little Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx minutillus
23. Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx russatus
24. Rufous Owl Ninox rufa
25. Lesser Sooty Owl Tyto multipunctata (endemic)
26. Papuan Frogmouth Podargus papuensis
27. Marbled Frogmouth Podargus ocellatus
28. Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
29. Little Kingfisher Alcedo pusilla
30. Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia
31. Yellow-billed Kingfisher Syma torotoro
32. Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster
33. Lovely Fairywren Malurus amabilis (endemic)
34. Fernwren Oreoscopus gutturalis (endemic)
35. Atherton Scrubwren Sericornis keri (endemic)
36. Tropical Scrubwren Sericornis beccarii
37. Large-billed Gerygone Gerygone magnirostris
38. Fairy Gerygone Gerygone palpebrosa
39. Mountain Thornbill Acanthiza katherina (endemic)
40. Helmeted Friarbird Philemon buceroides
41. Macleay's Honeyeater Xanthotis macleayana (endemic)
42. Tawny-breasted Honeyeater Xanthotis flaviventer
43. Yellow-spotted Honeyeater Meliphaga notata (endemic)
44. Graceful Honeyeater Meliphaga gracilis
45. Bridled Honeyeater Lichenostomus frenatus (endemic)
46. Eungella Honeyeater Lichenostomus hindwoodi (endemic)
47. Varied Honeyeater Lichenostomus versicolor
48. Yellow Honeyeater Lichenostomus flavus
49. Green-backed Honeyeater Glycichaera fallax
50. White-streaked Honeyeater Trichodere cockerelli (endemic)
51. Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis modestus
52. Dusky Honeyeater Myzomela obscura
53. Lemon-bellied Flycatcher Microeca flavigaster
54. Yellow-legged Flycatcher Microeca griseoceps
55. White-faced Robin Tregellasia leucops
56. White-browed Robin Poecilodryas superciliosa (endemic)
57. Grey-headed Robin Heteromyias albispecularis
58. Northern Scrub-robin Drymodes superciliaris
59. Chowchilla Orthonyx spaldingi (endemic) (sound sample)
60. Grey Whistler Pachycephala simplex
61. Bower's Shrike-thrush Colluricincla boweri (endemic)
62. Yellow-breasted Boatbill Machaerirhynchus flaviventer
63. Black-winged Monarch Monarcha frater
64. Frill-necked Monarch Arses telescophthalmus (endemic)
65. Pied Monarch Arses kaupi (endemic)
66. Cicadabird Coracina tenuirostris
67. Varied Triller Lalage leucomela
68. Yellow Oriole Oriolus flavocinctus
69. Figbird Sphecotheres viridis
70. Black-backed Butcherbird Cracticus mentalis
71. Victoria's Riflebird Ptiloris victoriae (endemic)
72. Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus
73. Trumpet Manucode Manucodia keraudrenii
74. Spotted Catbird Ailuroedus melanotis
75. Tooth-billed Bowerbird Scenopoeetes dentirostris (endemic)
76. Golden Bowerbird Prionodura newtoniana (endemic)
77. Fawn-breasted Bowerbird Chlamydera cerviniventris
78. Black-throated Finch Poephila cincta
79. Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax
80. Blue-faced Parrot-Finch Erythrura trichroa
81. Yellow-bellied Sunbird Nectarinia jugularis
82. Pale White-eye Zosterops citrinellus
83. Metallic Starling Aplonis metallica



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