Experience the unique and intriguing sounds of Australia's best known birds. Recorded in their natural state, this is the classic collection of Australian popular birdsong. This selection of 57 species includes many that are well known such as the Laughing Kookaburra, Superb Lyrebird, Australian Magpie, Willie Wagtail, Galah and the not often heard Emu. Others including the Crested Bellbird, Chiming Wedgebill and the rare Noisy Scrub-bird live in remote places and their crystal clear melodious songs are sure to delight bird lovers and the uninitiated alike.
The album features no music or spoken commentary. For those interested to know the identity of the bird calling the album is indexed. Information on species identifiaction can be found on the inside cover.
Birds Australia, the largest bird organisation in the country, endorses and recommends this album to people intersted in hearing a selection of calls of Australia's wonderful birdlife.
About the Author
David Stewart is Australia's most renowned wildlife recordist. Based on the far north coast of New South Wales, David has spent the last 20 years travelling throughout Australia amassing the most extensive collection of natural bird, frog and mammal sound in the country. His recordings are noted for their clarity, fullness of range and faultless identification of the subject. David's digital collection is fully documented and has been lodged with the Australian National Wildlife Collection, CSIRO in Canberra as his contribution to Australia's national heritage. The British Library, National Sound Archive also houses the collection. David has also assisted the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service by compiling seven field survey cassettes/CDs of rare fauna in NSW. This is David's fifth commercial CD and includes some of the best ever recordings of Australia's most popular and Better known birds.