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South Island Oystercatcher -- Haematopus finschi More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

500 Adult  

Uncertain

Sight

 

Natural
 

call

song

establish flock contact

roost

 

 

Donald J Kerr
10 Oct 2000 at 19:30

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • Miranda Bird Sanctuary; shoreline, Firth of Thames
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -37.1833333   175.3166667
    Elevation
  • 1 meters
    Habitats
  • Bay/Harbor
    Features
  • Beach
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 222
    Microphones
  • Telinga Pro II
    Accessories
  • Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: The birds were settling down for the night at the shoreline on the shellbeds. Of the 500 birds, about 10 were making the most noise. There were about 10 Variable Oystercatchers as well but these were silent.

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