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Gray Fantail (Melanesian) -- Rhipidura albiscapa [pelzelni Group] More
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William V Ward
Jean P Ward
23 Nov 1972 at 08:45

    Geography
  • Norfolk Island
    Locality
  • Mt. Pitt Reserve; Palm Gully
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -29.0   168.0
    Elevation
  • 245 meters
    Habitats
  • Forest
  • Coniferous Forest
  • Evergreen Forest
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
    Accessories
  • Dan Gibson Parabola 45.7cm/11cm (18in/4.3in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: IT IS A SMALL FORESTED AREA, A 'RESERVE' TO BE PROTECTED AS A REMNAN TOF ORIGINAL FOREST,1,012 ACRES ASCENDING TO THE HIGHEST POINT ON THE ISLAND, 315M. FOREST CONSISTS OF NORFOLK PINE (ARAUCARIA HETEROPHYLLA)WITH JUNGLE GULLIES. BIRD PERCHED ON TWIG WHILE VOCALIZING. FLITTED ABOUT AFTER INSECTS WHEN NOT VOCALIZING. BIRD SOMETIMES RESPONDED TO SUCKING BACK OF HAND.R.F. PELZELNI. THERE WAS NO MISTAKING IDENTIFICATION THE WAY BIRD SPREADS ITS TAIL ABOUT AS OFTEN AS A WATER OUZEL FLIPS ITS TAIL. 1.5KHZ HIGH PASS FILTER.
LNS: Subject changed from Rhipidura fuliginosa to R. albiscapa to reflect current taxonomy. -Matt Medler, 13 Sept 2011.

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