Long-billed Gnatwren (Long-billed)
Ramphocaenus melanurus [melanurus Group]
Sight and Sound
Social context: mixed
Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Different song.
Curtis A Marantz
1 Feb 1999
- Reserva Biológica de Sooretama
- -19.0297222 -40.1594444
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA IV-D
- Sennheiser ME 64
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: This bird was initially associating with a mixed-species flock; this cut was recorded after my "spishing" at the bird, when it was 10-12 up and 15 meters away in mid levels of scrubby forest; the bird remained within dense vine tangles and was clearly moving; seen relatively well after this cut was recorded; partly cloudy, mild breeze, 82¡ F; approach, calls, and chatter in response to my "spishing"; see also following cut #99-15-01 of this same bird); same spot as above cuts (19¡01Õ47" S, 40¡09Õ34" W).