Australian Wet Meadow at Dusk
Fred W Loetscher, Jr.
17 Oct 1968
New South Wales
- -35.25 148.25
- 275 meters
- NAGRA III
Microphone: Norelco AKG DYN 200
Habitat: Marshy meadow along a creek
Weather: Fair and warm, still
Recordist note: "There are probably 5 or 6 species of frogs calling, as well as a few marsh birds, including Eastern Swamphens (Porphyrio melanotus) giving wails and Spur-winged Plovers (Lobibyx novae-hollandiae) giving staccato notes. Most of the frogs were quite close."
ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus to Porphyrio porphyrio [melanotus Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.