Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)
Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]
Curtis A Marantz
7 Sep 1999
- Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 83
- -3.0402778 -54.9319444
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: 79 songs and two long calls of bird #1; bird began at 5:13 with first song on tape the birdÕs fourth song; it was 40 m away and high up but moved at 5:15:36; recorder off at 5:16:57; back onto bird at a distance of 60-70 m; second bird singing and calling not far away (heard in background); unseen bird was 30-40 m away and high (25 m) up after I got back onto it, now on south side of road and 50-70 m into forest along my trail leaving from ca. 500 W of highway; moved about a bit early on and I may have briefly gotten onto second bird by mistake (especially when bird was farther away); bird gave a long call at 5:34:25 after tape ended but tape back on again at 5:35:25 with bird at far eastern end of territory, where it gave 10-12 songs before I got onto it; 75¡ F, calm, and low, thin clouds.
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.