Sight and Sound
Response to playback: Approach.
Curtis A Marantz
7 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: Songs and calls recorded in two parts at 6:59 and 7:01 and highlighting two or more birds (at least a pair, but possibly a family group) seen briefly high up in trees, 25 to 30+ meters off the ground and almost directly overhead; not much response to playback, with some flying back-and-forth overhead and even less calling; one bird seen briefly appeared to be a male, but there appeared to be three birds; recorded along the entrance road about 900 meters from base in good, terra firme forest; clear, calm, 76-77¡ F; this cut has multiple parts, with at least one internal announcement.
ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Xiphorhynchus guttatus eytoni to Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.