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Humpback Whale. Song from a solo male - mainly musical higher frequency phrases, with others in background. Snapping shrimp in background. Swirling water towards end. NB This is a filtered recording. Lamaina, Maui, Hawaii 231 sec. / 03:51 min. 39 MB 4.99
Black Grouse. Male displaying close at lek. Blackbird and curlew in distance. Durham 243 sec. / 04:03 min. 41 MB 5.99
Eurasian Dipper. Good, very shrill calls from chicks in nest. background sounds of running water. Lewis Burn, Kielder Forest, Northumberland 23 sec. / 00:23 min. 4 MB 3.49
Large crowd murmuring in a large room with echo. 202 sec. / 03:22 min. 34 MB 4.99
Fast Flowing Stream. LATE SPRING With woodland birds, song thrush, willow warbler, marsh tits, wren and chaffinch Exmoor, Somerset, UK 378 sec. / 06:18 min. 63 MB 5.99
Hounds at freedom, yelping and howling. (Quorn Hunt.) 175 sec. / 02:55 min. 29 MB 4.99
Pygmy Chimpanzee. Excited whooping and dragging of heavy branch. Wamba Forest, Equateur Region, Zaire 66 sec. / 01:06 min. 11 MB 4.49
Exterior - busy morning atmosphere at rush hour tram stop, 1960 s-built trams arrive. 268 sec. / 04:28 min. 45 MB 5.99
Brunnichs Guillemot. Close calls in colony, wing-beats and movements on ledges, occasional calls from Glaucous-winged Gulls. Sitka, Alaska 260 sec. / 04:20 min. 44 MB 5.99
Elephant Seal. Bull breathing and roaring Bird Island, South Georgia 136 sec. / 02:16 min. 23 MB 4.99
Beirut clothes market, crowd atmosphere with occasional cries from stall holders. 206 sec. / 03:26 min. 34 MB 4.99
Dartford Warbler. Song Surrey, UK 60 sec. / 01:00 min. 10 MB 4.49
Emptying tin sink. 18 sec. / 00:18 min. 3 MB 2.99
Superb Bird Of Paradise. Close calls. Unobtrusive background. Early morning. Tari, Papua New Guinea 46 sec. / 00:46 min. 8 MB 3.99
Dawn Chorus. Song thrush, blackbird, blue tit, great tit, rooster, tawny owl, house sparrow, starling. Biggin Hill, Kent, UK 367 sec. / 06:07 min. 62 MB 5.99
Carrion Crow. Flight calls BCU. Kingston Seymour, Avon, UK 14 sec. / 00:14 min. 2 MB 2.99
Song Thrush. Song. Location: Ynys Hir, Dyfed, Wales 242 sec. / 04:02 min. 41 MB 5.99
Musical explosion. (Specially created effect) 9 sec. / 00:09 min. 1 MB 2.49
Chieftain Tank, firing four High Explosive Squash Head (HESH) rounds. (Close perspective.) 52 sec. / 00:52 min. 9 MB 3.99
Puffin. Calls in hand and take off. Skomer Island, Wales 41 sec. / 00:41 min. 7 MB 3.99
Long-Tailed Grass Warbler. Song close, with other birds, cow bells and human voices in distance. Wind in reeds. Kati Banda Rd, Pakistan 26 sec. / 00:26 min. 4 MB 3.49
Fenland Atmosphere. Low-lying fenland pasture Late spring Evening Neutral; reed-choked ditch with rustling reeds in a fresh breeze No other sounds - 2000hrs. Kingston Seymour, S.Avon, UK 350 sec. / 05:50 min. 59 MB 5.99
Outdoor market, Cliza, small town in central Bolivia with livestock noise, also some muted chatter and traffic noise 236 sec. / 03:56 min. 39 MB 4.99
White-Tailed Prairie Dog. MCU alarm calls from a single animal. Birds singing in background. NB: Exact date of recording unknown. Wyoming, USA 18 sec. / 00:18 min. 3 MB 2.99
Red Crowned Parakeet. Call. NB: Exact date in 1956/57 unknown. New Zealand 33 sec. / 00:33 min. 5 MB 3.99