Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)
Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]
Curtis A Marantz
10 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: 33 songs of bird #2 at dawn after bird began with a long call at 5:14:09 am, and another at 5:15:40 am; I missed only one song, with tape beginning after 5:16:45 am; the bird was 30-35 meters away from me when I was 50 meters in on trail; bird moved at 5:20 am (followed by a break in tape); after first part of cut, bird was in favorite tree along the road; long call from this bird followed a long call from a second individual; recorder turned off at 5:25 am; back on after missing two songs (one at 5:26:40 am from another tree, and a second at 5:27:30 am after bird returned to its favorite tree); now 30-35 meters away; recorder off again at 5:29 am, but back on at 5:33 am; bird then moved a short way back; bird sang from upper levels in the group of trees where it was often heard at dawn; I missed a single song in the last gap; with the bird 35-40 meters away on the south side of the road; the bird was singing quite intermittently, but moving around a bit (though generally not going far, so it was often difficult to know when he moved) this day; still relatively dark when this cut began; partly cloudy, calm, 77¡ 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.