East Kazakhstan

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November 2012 As long as I can remember, the vastness of the Eurasian East has always fascinated me. Thus,  I seized the opportunity to explore eastern Kazakhstan with a 4WD van in 2011 (April 1st – May 31st). This expedition seemed to be a real chance for making sound recordings of a pristine nature, especially […]

Horsefield’s Tortoise

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April 2012 Recently I read a short notice by Yannick Dauby concerning the amazing sounds made by Tortoises. On this occasion I digged up a short recording from a Russian Tortoise Testudo horsfieldii uttering a threatening call. Obviously my mammalian raptor like wind shield upsets him/her. “Testudo horsfieldii is currently listed as vulnerable by the International Union […]