when molested, this huge beetle,
in the subfamily Coprinae
emitted this loud distress noise
is a bufonid with an extremely wide distribution that covers
most of SE Asia, from India to the islands of Bali and Sulawesi,
it is normally found in human habitats throughout its distributional
Recordings obtained in Nusa Dua.
is another bufonid species occurring in Sumatra, Sulawesi,
Java, and Bali.
Its habitat is primary and secondary forest although in Bali
and Lombok it also occurs in human habitats. Recordings were
obtained in temple with pools in Tirtagganga.
is a ranid frog that is widely distributed from India to Indonesia
and to Japan.
It is normally found in paddy fields and grasslands, generally
at low altitude. Recordings were obtained in a temporary puddle
in West Bali National Park.
is a small ranid species that inhabits southern Sumatra, Java,
and Bali, is always associated with bodies of stagnant or
nearly stagnant water, where individuals can be found perching
on the vegetation surrounding the pond or in the pond on leaves
of lotus or water hyacinths.
Recordings were obtained in a garden fountain in Tirtagganga.
another ranid frog, occurs in Bali, the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra,
Borneo, and perhaps Indochina. The animals are normally found
in puddles in the forest or in
secondary clearings, never in large numbers. Recorded in in
a paddy field in Tirtagganga.
is a rhacophorid frog with an extremely wide
distribution throughout SE Asia.
It occurs in India, southern China, Indochina,
Philippines, and some islands of Indonesia including Bali.
It is frequently found
among low vegetation or around marshes and secondary clearings.
This species often
approaches human habitation, attracted by insects around lamps.
Recordings were obtained in Nusa Dua (urban garden) and in
West Bali National Park
a melodious beautiful
common cage bird in Bali
house gecko, is
a little clicking gecko, commonly seen at night, locally known
as chick-chack gecko
This large gecko known as Tokay gecko is possibly the loudest
call of all the reptiles, emitting its call sporadically at
dusk or at night.
It is found often in gardens and roofs.
Recorded in Tirtagganga.
A beautiful little skink
observed near the shore of Nusa Dua (did not emit any
Traditional religious music
Recorded at the water Palace in Tirtagganga.
Unknown frog chorus
Recorded in West Bali
(Bali Barat) National Park.