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Spot-backed Antbird -- Hylophylax naevius More
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1 Adult Male  

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Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song.  

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Screaming Piha -- Lipaugus vociferans
Pygmy Antwren -- Myrmotherula brachyura
Black-throated Trogon -- Trogon rufus
Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo -- Vireolanius leucotis

Curtis A Marantz
1 Oct 1999 at 07:01

    Geography
  • Brazil
    Pará
    Locality
  • Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; Base de Sucupira, BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 117
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -3.3508333   -54.9333333
    Habitats
  • Evergreen Forest
  • Rainforest
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA 4.2
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 20
    Accessories
  • Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Songs of male, both natural and after playback, recorded in three parts at 5:58, 6:05, and 7:01; the first part of this cut represented natural song with the unseen bird 20+ m away; for the second part, it was 10-15 m away following playback to two songs from the first part; the last part was recorded after extensive playback with the bird now about 8 m away and 1 1/2 m up in moderately dense undergrowth of terra firme forest; response to playback was approach by a bird giving both similar and more aggressive songs; a second bird could be heard singing not far away, at least on occasion; a male that was well seen eventually; recorded on south side of the entrance road about 500 m in from the highway; mostly cloudy, calm, 78¡ F.

ML: Background subject changed from Hylopezus macularius to H. whittakeri to reflect current taxonomy. -Jay McGowan 29Nov2014.

ML: Subject changed from recordist's original identification of Hylophylax naevius ochraceus to Hylophylax naevius to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.
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