Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)
Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]
Curtis A Marantz
23 Aug 1999
- Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; Base de Sucupira, BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 117
- -3.3558333 -54.9494444
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: 108 songs and one long-call of bird #3 continued from cut #99-34-07, which ended at 5:39 am; bird was along entrance road into base ca. 100-150 meters from edge of clearing in good, terra firme forest; the bird seemed to be quite agitated for the first part of this cut, with the songs run together and incorporating odd, chipping notes; a long call was heard from a second bird; the bird moved at 5:46 am; up to this point, it had been 50 meters away and 30-40 meters up overhead; I got back onto bird at 5:47:41 am, but it moved again at 5:53:35 am, from a point that had been 40 meters away and 30-35 meters up; tape begins again at 5:54:21 am, after I missed two songs, but the bird moved again after only one song; recorder off again at 6:02 am, when truck passed by and flushed bird off; bird sang only once after I turned the recorder off; though not in huge trees, the bird did remain in trees with densely vegetated canopies; clear, calm, 75¡ F; bird began singing again during my announcement, but went almost quiet by 6:07 am; 10-20 meters in on a trail marked #66; recorder off again at 6:09:30 am, after bird went quiet after singing from a point that was 35 meters away and 30-35 meters up in the same place he had been; continues onto next reel as cut #99-36-01.
ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Ramphastos tucanus cuvieri to Ramphastos tucanus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.