Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)
Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]
Curtis A Marantz
6 Sep 1999
- Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 83
- -3.0425 -54.9391667
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: ?? songs of bird #2; I arrived at 5:16 with bird giving two "whisper" songs, then a long call at 5:17:10 and one song from its favored tree before it moved; recorder off at 5:21 but bird began again at 5:23 and I got back onto bird at 5:26:36 but it moved twice, both times about 20-30 m, during second part of cut; it moved again with recorder off at 5:29:45 but back on at 5:32:16 after bird arrived in tree along road where it often sang (20 m in on S side of road); bird was now 30-35 m away and high up; it then moved again, this time 75-100 m due south away from where I could reach him; upon its return, I got tail end of second song with bird now 20-25 m away at top of smaller but very densely vegetated tree on north side of road; recorder off one last time at 5:43:33; clear overhead but clouds off to east, calm, 76-77¡ F, just getting light at end of cut.
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.