establish flock contact
Response to playback: Normal song.
Curtis A Marantz
31 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: Unseen bird was 10-15 m away and 1 m up in undergrowth over ants but apparently not Eciton burchelli (possibly Labidus praedator); bird called but did not approach in response to playback; recorded in good, terra firme forest, 2 1/2 km. out road and then 1.2-1.3 km south on trail B-3B; partly cloudy, consistent breeze, 89¡ F.
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.