Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)
Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]
Curtis A Marantz
18 Sep 1999
- Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; Base de Sucupira, BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 117
- -3.3508333 -54.9333333
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roché Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: 120 songs of bird #4 recorded in three main parts at 5:24, 5:29, and 5:46; bird began the day with a long call at 5:08 and song soon thereafter; singing from north side of road and 60-75 m away; end of first part at 5:13; I missed five songs between first and second parts, after this, bird came slightly closer, with fourth part beginning just before 5:28:07, with bird initially 50-60 m away, later 25-40 m away and up overhead at end, and still on north side of road; this part ended at 5:33:27 when bird went quiet and then shifted position; it began again in trees along the entrance road (where recorded the previous day) at 5:34, with recorder back on back on at 5:37:45; unseen bird sang from high perches in tall trees in good, terra firme forest above a small draw along entrance road about 500 m W of highway (03¡ 21Õ 03" S, 54¡ 56Õ 00" W); also includes two long calls from this bird and several from another; clear, calm, 78¡ F.
ML: Background subject changed from Hylopezus macularius to H. whittakeri to reflect current taxonomy. -Jay McGowan 29Nov2014.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.