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Listen to nature: explore wildlife sounds of India

On the map below, the location of each wildlife sound recording is identified by a red map pin. Click on the pin to listen.

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The sounds from this region are also listed below alphabetically by the common name of the species. Click on the name to listen.

Bharatpur Dawn
recorded by Richard Ranft, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India.
 
Brain Fever Bird Hierococcyx varius
song, recorded by Richard Ranft, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India.
 
Burmese Bushlark Mirafra microptera
"type 2" song, recorded by Per Alström, 26 March 1996, Bagan, Burma.
 
Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata
song, recorded by Paul Holt, 10 February 1993, Nainital, India.
 
Dawn chorus
recorded by Richard Ranft, Naini Tal, Himalayas, India.
 
Evening atmosphere
recorded by Katie Hampson, 5 August 1998, Coorg, Lackunda Estate, Karnataka, India.
 
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii
song, recorded by Per Alström, 19 May 1997, Lava (2040 m), Kalimpong district, West Bengal, India.
 
Indian Gharial Gavialis gangeticus
calls, recorded by Daniel Bennet, 14 September 1998, Madras Crocodile Bank, Madras, India.
 
Jerdon's Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni
song, recorded by Craig Robson, 2000, Dibru Saikhowa NP, Assam, India.
 
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
song, recorded by Ben Coffey, 25 March 1973, Assam, India.
 
Malabar Flying Frog Rhacophorus malabaricus
recorded by Katie Hampson, 20 July 1998, Coorg, Lackunda Estate, Karnataka, India.
 
Sarus Crane Grus antigone
display, recorded by Ben Coffey, 20 March 1973, Bharatpur, Rhajasthan, India.
 
Whistler's Warbler Seicercus whistleri
song, recorded by Per Alström, 19 May 1997, Lava (2100m), Kalimpong district, West Bengal, India.
 
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Malabar Flying Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus). Coorg, Lackunda Estate, Karnataka, India. Recorded by Katie Hampson. Evening atmosphere. Coorg, Lackunda Estate, Karnataka, India. Recorded by Katie Hampson. Burmese Bushlark (Mirafra microptera). Bagan, Burma. Recorded by Per Alström. Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata). Assam, India. Recorded by Ben Coffey. Jerdon's Bushchat (Saxicola jerdoni). Dibru Saikhowa NP, Assam, India. Recorded by Craig Robson. Whistler's Warbler (Seicercus whistleri). Lava (2100m), Kalimpong district, West Bengal, India. Recorded by Per Alström. Golden-spectacled Warbler (Seicercus burkii). Lava (2040 m), Kalimpong district, West Bengal, India. Recorded by Per Alström. Indian Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus). Madras Crocodile Bank, Madras, India. Recorded by Daniel Bennet. Brain Fever Bird (Hierococcyx varius). Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Sarus crane (Grus antigone). Bharatpur, Rhajasthan, India. Recorded by Ben Coffey. Bharatpur Dawn. Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata). Nainital, India. Recorded by Paul Holt. Dawn chorus. Naini Tal, Himalayas, India. Recorded by Richard Ranft. Go to World Map