Although not AWB Region related, check out this amazing link…
Brazil’s birdwatcher who has been blind since birth

An alternative and exciting way of looking at birds is by way of recordings of their songs and calls. There are two main sites that focus on bird recordings, and where you can begin your searches.… sharing bird sounds from around the world The Sound Approach – understanding bird sound

both theses sites allow further exploration of bird information, in addition to their recordings, from an individual species perspective rather than a Country Checklist view.

New Owl Species Discovered

A new bird species, The Omani Owl was recently discovered by The Sound Approach Team in the foothills of the Hajar mountains in northern Oman, whilst they were recording other species, check out the story in the links below…
The Omani Owl
The Omani Owl – recognized by birdlife … as a new species.