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Red-chested Cuckoo -- Cuculus solitarius

Peter G Kaestner
26 Dec 1977 at 12:07

    Geography
  • DR Congo
    Locality
  • 1.0 km E of 1st Hut; Ruwenzori Mts.
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 0.35   29.8666667
    Elevation
  • 2300 meters
    Habitats
  • Montane Grassland
    Channels
  • Mono
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    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III-B
    Microphones
  • Dan Gibson P500
    Accessories
  • Dan Gibson Parabola 45.7cm/11cm (18in/4.3in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Range status: NOT NORMAL; Breeding status: TERRITORIAL PAIRED?; General climate: WET; Cover density: THICK; THERE WERE 2 BIRDS CREEPING AROUND IN A VINE COVERED BUSH ABOUT 2M TALL. POSSIBLY HYPERGERUS ATRICEPS. THIS BIRD HAS NEVER BEEN RECORDED FROM THE RUWENZORIS BEFORE AND IS EXTREMELY OUT OF RANGE AND HABITAT. IT THEREFORE PROBABLY CONSTITUTES A 2 ADULT(S); Sex: UNKNOWNNEW RACE AT LEAST, ALTHOUGH MORPHOLOGICALLY VERY SIMILAR TO THE W. AFRICAN SPECIES.

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