Blue-black Grosbeak (Amazonian)
Cyanoloxia cyanoides rothschildii
1 Adult Male
Sight and Sound
Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Different song.
Curtis A Marantz
24 Nov 2000
- 8.0 km ENE of Careiro do Castanho, Fazenda Toshiba
- -3.7947222 -60.2966667
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA 4.2
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Male, one of two present, was seen briefly and when recorded was 5-6 meters away and <2 meters up in very dense roadside scrub about 800 meters out the spur road; bird was initially calling, later singing, but this is all natural song; in response to playback, the bird was generally silent as it flew back-and-forth across the road and chipped a few times but did not sing again; clear, calm, 88¡ F.