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A Tawny Frogmouth at Leeawuleena’s Shore

Tasmania, Australia

This recording was made beside Leeawuleena (‘Sleeping Water’, in the Larmairremener language), also known as Lake St Clair, Australia’s deepest lake, on a calm, icy night, with water gently lapping at the shore, where a Tawny Frogmouth is intently singing from a tree. Very quiet vocalisations of a Ringtail Possum can also be heard: these grow somewhat more frequent and clearer as the recording progresses. The Possum may be in the same tree as the Frogmouth, or at least very close by, because it seems, finally, to disturb the bird, which silently glides away. The recording then lingers for a few minutes more with the quiet sounds of the water, and the Possum, after the Frogmouth has flown farther along the shore.

Listening with good quality headphones (preferably open-backed) is recommended. This is a binaural recording.

Recorded respectfully on the land of the Larmairremener people of Lutruwita (Tasmania). is a completely free streaming service of 800+ nature sounds from around the world, offering natural soundscapes and guided meditations for people who wish to listen to nature, relax, and become more connected.

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