Mystery Call at Night (from Dharug NP, NSW)

Subject: Mystery Call at Night (from Dharug NP, NSW)
From: Marc Anderson <>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:17:02 +1100
Eric, I think you're right.

I found a similar call on this video at 0.21 seconds -

On 02/04/2015 13:35,  wrote:
Hi Marc,

I reckon it's a fox.



Eric Vanderduys
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Marc Anderson
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Subject: [Birding-Aus] Mystery Call at Night (from Dharug NP, NSW)

A couple of nights ago, I left microphones out all night in Dharug National 
Park, NSW and this call was recorded just before midnight. The habitat was 
temperate rainforest and wet eucalypt forest in a valley, around the Mill Creek 
camping area.

There are a couple of very soft notes after 2-3 seconds, but the main call 
starts at 10 seconds. The call continued on and off for almost an hour.

An Australian Brush Turkey was hanging around the camp earlier in the afternoon 
but this call is unlike the typical grunts and deep booms of this species.

Any ideas on what this call could be?

Marc Anderson

Wild Ambience
Sydney, Australia
P +61 (0) 430 072 299

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