Jungles of Sumatra
100% of the price of this CD, excluding VAT, goes to conservation.
Powerful, evocative wilderness recordings from one of the world's most beautiful and most threatened habitats make this atmosphere CD one of the best in the world. Pure natural sounds envelop one - like the heat of a tropical jungle, lulling one into a sense of security and sensual pleasure.
From the mountain songs of babblers, barbets and bulbuls to the lowland calls of the Asian Fairy Bluebird. From the Sumatran forests with drongos, kingfishers and broadbills, to storm filled evenings with owls, cicadas, leafbirds and the astonishing sounds of gibbons and Siamang.
Fifty minutes from Sumatra are preceded by a ten-minute concert from the nearby island of Java.
This CD was previously sold as Jungles of Sumatra 1, Sittelle Ref. SIT 30017-2.
The trogon appearing on the front cover does not feature on the CD. It is an endangered species and few recordings of its song or call are available.
100% to conservation:-
WildSounds has donated 1000 copies of this CD
to help save the last lowland rainforests in Sumatra.
100% of the purchase price of these first 1000 CDs, excluding VAT, bought directly from either WildSounds or the British Birdwatching Fair, will go towards this worthwhile endeavour. If you buy one of these CDs from another retailer or record shop, 100% of the wholesale price, excluding VAT, will still go towards this worthy cause.
This atmosphere recording doubles as a sound guide. 46 indexed bird species and 4 mammals including Siamang. 60 min.
|Common Name||Scientific Name|
|Thick-billed Green-Pigeon||Treron curvirostra|
|Plaintive Cuckoo||Cacomantis merulinus|
|Brown Hawk-Owl||Ninox scutulata|
|Malaysian Eared-Nightjar||Eurostopodus temminckii|
|Oriental Dwarf-Kingfisher||Ceyx erithaca|
|White-breasted Kingfisher||Halcyon smyrnensis|
|Oriental Pied Hornbill||Anthracoceros albirostris|
|Fire-tufted Barbet||Psilopogon pyrolophus|
|Gold-whiskered Barbet||Megalaima chrysopogon|
|Red-crowned Barbet||Megalaima rafflesii|
|Yellow-crowned Barbet||Megalaima henricii|
|Flame-fronted Barbet||Megalaima armillaris|
|Blue-eared Barbet||Megalaima australis|
|Black-and-red Broadbill||Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos|
|Banded Broadbill||Eurylaimus javanicus|
|Orange-spotted Bulbul||Pycnonotus bimaculatus|
|Olive-winged Bulbul||Pycnonotus plumosus|
|Mountain Bulbul||Hypsipetes mcclellandii|
|Blue-winged Leafbird||Chloropsis cochinchinensis|
|Asian Fairy-Bluebird||Irena puella|
|Oriental Magpie-Robin||Copsychus saularis|
|White-rumped Shama||Copsychus malabaricus|
|Short-tailed Babbler||Malacocincla malaccensis|
|Sooty-capped Tree-Babbler||Malacopteron affine|
|Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler||Pomatorhinus montanus|
|Black-throated Babbler||Stachyris nigricollis|
|Chestnut-winged Babbler||Stachyris erythroptera|
|Crescent-chested Babbler||Stachyris melanothorax|
|Striped Tit-Babbler||Macronous gularis|
|Fluffy-backed Tit-Babbler||Macronous ptilosus|
|Brown Fulvetta||Alcippe brunneicauda|
|Mountain Tailorbird||Orthotomus cuculatus|
|Rufous-tailed Tailorbird||Orthotomus sericeus|
|Mountain Leaf-Warbler||Phylloscopus trivirgatus|
|Asian Paradise-Flycatcher||Terpsiphone paradisi|
|Javan Grey-throated White-eye||Lophozosterops javanicus|
|Common Name||Scientific Name|
|Greater Racquet-tailed Drongo||Dicrurus paradiseus|
|Black-naped Oriole||Oriolus chinensis|
|Hill Myna||Gracula religiosa|
The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software: www.thayerbirding.com), with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.
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