World Heritage

There are special places in the world where nature really gets to show off her diversity and abundance.

These biodiversity hotspots - some protected as World Heritage sites, others not - are very precious, and listening to the often intense soundscapes found in them is a great priviledge in our modern world.

So put some time aside for appreciative listening, and enjoy the richness of these recordings, made in wild places of global significance.

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Asian Meadow

Exotic birdsong fills an open pine meadow in Northern Thailand.

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Australia - An Ancient Land

A sound journey around Australia's unique landscapes and characteristic birds and animals

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Bialowieza I - Stara Twilight

by Geoff Sample. Deep forest birdsong, timeless and distinctively European, from the Bialowieza Forest in Poland.

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Bialowieza II - Riverine Scenes

by Geoff Sample. The second of two albums of deep forest birdsong, mellifluous and distinctively European, from the Bialowieza Forest in Poland.

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Canyonlands

The songs of Canyon Wrens echo off the sheer rock walls of a canyon amphitheatre in the American southwest.

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Cloudforest - Malaysia

A gentle album, featuring the abundance of life found in Malaysia's mountain forests.

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Echoes from the Ancient Forest

by Izabela Dluzyk. A sound journey to one of the last virgin forests of Europe – the Bialowieza forest in Poland.

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Echoes in a Secret Gorge

The sounds of ibex, snowcock, owls, swifts, choughs and sheep bells echo around a deep, hidden gorge in the Taurus Mountains in Turkey.

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Frankincense Forest

Birdsong fills the scented air of an ancient grove of Frankincense trees.

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Gibbon Forest

The wild and wonderful calling of gibbons echoes through a Thai rainforest.

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Indian Jungle Dawn

A beautiful morning of birdsong unfolds in one of India's rare lowland forests.

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Kakadu - Australia's Tropical Wetlands

Dawn at the edge of a tropical billabong at Kakadu, one of Australia's most vibrant natural environments.

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Khao Yai Rainforest

New! Occasional birdsong and a susuration of soft insects filters through the rainforest canopy of Khao Yai

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Mojave

The Mojave desert comes to life as early morning birdsong carries across the open plains

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On the Banks of the Emerald River

Lawn Hill Gorge: an oasis for birdlife in northern Australia. Here a river of emerald green flows through a rainforest alive with rare tropical birdsong.

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Rainforest Morning in Thailand

Morning birdsong fills an evergreen forest in Thailand, one of the world's ecological hotspots.

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Redwoods

Discover California's famous Redwood groves in a way few get to experience.

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Safari - An African Wildlife Encounter

Lions, hippos, wildebeest, leopard, zebra, impala... get up close with wildlife on the African savannah.

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Sulawesi - Heart of the Indonesian Rainforest

Discover the lush rainforests of Sulawesi from the lowlands to montane cloudforests - a land where beauty and mystery are everywhere

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Taiga - Europe's Boreal Wilderness

Delicate birdsong and the distant murmur of wind and water drift across an elemental landscape.

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Tall Forest

A day in Australia's cool mountain forests - glorious morning birdsong through to the secret nocturnal sounds of owls and possums.

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The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains - birdsong in a majestic landscape of blue gum forests, wide ridgetops and deep gorges.

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The Great Rann

Desert birdsong and the sounds of waterfowl on perenial wetlands from the unique Rann of Kutch region in northwest India.

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The Himalaya

An inspiring landscape of rushing streams, high meadows, and ancient forests of oak and rhododendron filled with delicate birdsong.

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The Sacred Forests of India - Nagarahole

India's remarkable wildlife - elephants, monkeys, deer, tiger, and a wealth of birdsong - are heard in deep forests of teak, rosewood and bamboo.

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The Whistlers of Kolombangara

The extraordinary rhythmic song of Golden Whistlers fills the rainforest of Kolombangara Island.

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The Wild Places

by Mark Brennan. A sonic journey through the 10,000 year-old ecosystems of the Canadian wilderness.

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Time for the Tarkine

Free Download Album. A listening journey into the Tarkine - the largest temperate rainforest in the Southern hemisphere.

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Tropical Queensland Rainforest

Three soundscapes from the world heritage tropical rainforests of North Queensland.

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Uluru - Australia's Red Centre

A sonic journey to Uluru (Ayers Rock), and the biodiverse desert landscapes of central Australia.

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