Sydney - 26 sound effects

Sheep shearing machine - starts, runs, stops. Rec. at the New Zealand Agrodome, Rotorua
Claybird shooting - several shotgun shots preceded by noise of claybird (aka clay pigeon) firing mechanism, with comments from instructor just audible. Rec. at Agrodome, Rotorua, New Zealand
Cars passing on open road - tranquil cicadas and distant birds disturbed by occasional cars passing at speed
Street scene, Christchurch - outside arts centre (afternoon), horse-drawn carriage passes, tram approaches, stops, then departs with honks, clanks and hiss of steam
Shopping mall cafe, Auckland - distant clatter of crockery and cutlery with lively conversation in eating area surrounded by food counters
Quiet back street, Auckland - distant cars revving and accelerating, hum of air conditioning, sparrows, rustle of wind-blown paper
Queen Street, Auckland - cars and buses passing and waiting at busy crossroads, distant myna birds, laughter, conversation and pedestrian crossing signals
Busy street scene, Wellington - traffic footsteps, rattle of overhead wires and pantographs as electric buses pass, pedestrian crossings
Lorikeets at dawn, Manly beach, Australia - raccous dawn chorus of Rainbow Lorikeets in tall trees against a background of Tasman sea surf
Budgerigars and doves, Warratah Park, Australia - occasional wind in dry leaves and crow calling
Bellbirds on farm land - recorded at Kurrajong Heights in the Blue Mountains region, Australia (some cars and chain-saw audible in background)
Suburban bush at dawn, Cherry brook - lively bush atmosphere on the Callicoma Trail, including whipbirds, cockatoos, parrots ( distant light plane heard occasionally in background)
Ferry arrives at Circular Quay Sydney, Australia - distant horns, water churning as large ferry arrives, indistinct speech and calls from passengers, warning alarms, clank of metal gates and ramps; passengers disembark
Monorail train passing, Darling Harbour - city atmosphere with footsteps, some distinct speech. Monorail train passes overhead (ID point at 1'22" for train approach)
Sydney Harbourlink Monorail - train arrives in station and departs with general atmosphere, tourists and click of turnstiles
Suburban trains, Circular Quay Station - trains arrive and depart with station announcements, whistles, hooters and passengers waiting
Cicada and trash - lone cicada sings as bags of cans and bottles are thrown away. Urban atmosphere; recorded Sydney, Australia
Building site - Manly, Australia. Large site as heard from above with natural reverberation, hammering, electric saws, drilling, metal sheeting and wood dropped, very distant background surf and some myna birds
Pedestrian crossings, Manly, Australia. Vibrating crossing signals, with passing traffic, footsteps and some distant voices
Station foyer, Circular Quay - general foyer atmosphere with ticket machines, entry gates and some distant traffic
Street scene, outside Circular Quay - buses stopping with air brakes, taxi rank, occasional passing traffic
Harbour skyline, Sydney cove - overlooking Circular quay, The Rocks and Sydney Harbour Bridge, water lapping againt jetty, ferry horns, distant trains arriving and leaving (evening)
Small creek, Charles Darwin walk - bush walk in the Blue Mountains region, some bird calls in background
Lapping water with bird song, Pittwater - early morning, with distant bird calls including whipbirds, laughing kookaburra, parrots and cockatoos
Heavy surf - Manly beach
Surf - Bondi beach