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Australasian Bush
recorded by John N. Hutchinson, 6 November 1975, Balingup, Western Australia, Australia.
Bushland Dawn Chorus
recorded by John N. Hutchinson, 31 October 1975, Wrights Bridge, Blackwood River W.A, Australia.
tymbal vibrations, recorded by Richard Ranft, Montsaraz, Alentejo, Portugal.
tymbal vibrations, recorded by Ron Kettle, Melbourne, Australia.
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis
recorded by Vicki Powys, 4 September 1993, Finke Gorge National Park, Northern Territory, Australia.
Desert Cobra Walterinnesia aegyptia
hissing and striking, recorded by Richard Ranft, 3 February 1988, London Zoo, England.
Happy Wren Thryothorus felix
song, recorded by Tom Gullick, 20 August 1997, Pluma Hidalgo, Mexico.
Namib Sand Gecko Ptenopus garrulus
recorded by David Watts, 8 September 1984, near Erongo Mountains, Central Namibia, Namibia.
Olive Baboon Papio anubis
shriek and bark, recorded by Claude Chappuis, 22 January 1967, Parc Nairobi, Kenya.
Red-billed Francolin Francolinus adspersus
calls, recorded by David Watts, 14 September 1984, Hatali camp, Etosha Game Park, Central Namibia, Namibia.
Slate-coloured Boubou Laniarius funebris
song, recorded by Claude Chappuis, 10 September 1980, Bushwhackers, 200 km south-east Nairobi, Kenya.
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