Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)
Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]
Curtis A Marantz
19 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
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: 115 songs and 1 long call of bird #4 recorded in three parts at 5:18:26, 5:26:00, and 5:39:22; bird began with a long call at 5:09:06 and song immediately thereafter; tape began at 5:11:48 after I missed about ten songs getting onto bird, now 50-60 m back into forest; just getting light; I missed three songs at first break after bird approached to a point about 40 m away, but the angle was not good; a second bird was way off in distance; bird flew at 5:28:09 to tree along south side of road where I had recorded it on previous days (the third or fourth tree used this morning); long call then given by a second bird; at the end, bird was 25 m up overhead in the tree right over south side of entrance road about 500 m W of highway (03¡ 21Õ 03" S, 54¡ 56Õ 00" W); clear, calm, 75¡ F.
ML: Background subject changed from Hylopezus macularius to H. whittakeri to reflect current taxonomy. -Jay McGowan 29Nov2014.