Amphibians

Amazon riverside at night. Colombia

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:02:54

  • Shelf mark

    W2CDR0000523

  • Recording date

    1988-08

  • Recording locations

    Amazonas, Colombia

  • Recordist

    Ranft, Richard

  • Description

    Behaviour: dolphins splashing in shallows; owl monkey hooting, fish jumping out of water; cicadas.

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[0:46]

Dolphins exhaling as they surface on the river, which was lit by a silver moonlight. These are river dolphins, over 1,000 km from the sea.

Posted by Richard Ranft, British Library on 28/04/2012 12:19:00

[0:25]

An Night (Owl) Monkey hoots once in trees by the river

Posted by Richard Ranft, British Library on 28/04/2012 12:17:00

[0:09]

distant Marine Toads (Bufo marinus) and Pauraque (Nyctidromus albicollis) in background; splashes in foreground

Posted by Richard Ranft, British Library on 28/04/2012 12:15:00

[0:59]

Thanks a lot for this wonderful archive of sounds! This is inspiring, mysterious! These are natural sounds of creatures that are in harmony with nature.

Posted by Maria Céu Pires Costa, Teacher, ESGP on 27/04/2012 18:05:00