Sight and Sound
Curtis A Marantz
4 Oct 1999
- Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; Base de Sucupira, BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 117
- -3.3558333 -54.9494444
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Aggressive calls of two birds recorded in two parts at 8:02 and 8:20; birds were 8-10 m away and at eye level in relatively dense vegetation growing down a slope, so higher than this above the ground; male seen bowing back-and-forth on horizontal branch with tail spread and raised, wings drooped, back arched over, and throat feathers exposed; for latter part, bird was 6 m away and just below eye level but apparently 2-2 1/2 m up in dense vine tangle with many dead leaves; recorded from edge of base clearing; full overcast, calm, 81-82¡ F.
ML: Touit huetii call notes archived separately as ML 115198.