Songlines: Songs of the East Australian Humpback Whales (1992–2008) features humpback whale song recordings taken off the coast of Eastern Australia during their cycle of migration between
The whale in this news report was fortunate to be rescued by a diving team from Sea World after it got caught in a shark net off the Gold Coast.
Sound Curator Tessa Elieff celebrates World Wildlife Day with a selection of field recordings of unique Australian wildlife.
A series of highlight excerpts from The Oceania Project collection, selected by NFSA Sound curator, Tessa Elieff.
In the 1960s when field recordist Mark Franklin was born, East Australian Humpback whales were near extinction. Their number have since recovered.