Long-billed Gnatwren (Long-billed)
Ramphocaenus melanurus [melanurus Group]
Sight and Sound
Social context: mixed
Response to playback: Approach.
Curtis A Marantz
26 Aug 1999
- Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 83
- -3.0436111 -54.9280556
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Song, natural and after playback recorded in two parts, the first at 6:55 and the second at 7:08; bird was 12-15 m up overhead in dense vine tangles of very densely vegetated tree along road through generally scrubby area with much dense growth; loosely associated with a mixed-species flock; following playback bird came in silently and was well seen in mid-levels (5-6 m up), but it later began singing again; recorded along logging road 750-800 m W of highway; clear, calm, 76-77¡ F.