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Wing-snapping Cisticola -- Cisticola ayresii More
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1 Adult Male  

 

 

mechanical sound

song

 

 

Myles E. W. North
P. H. B Sessions
22 Nov 1964 at 18:00

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • LENGETIA; MAU NAROK; SESSIONS' FARM
    Elevation
  • 2745 meters
    Habitats
  • Grassland
  • Montane Grassland
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    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • UHER 4000S
    Microphones
  • Grampian DP5
    Accessories
  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: C.A. MAUENSIS. IN THIS SEQUENCE MYLES ALLOWED P. SESSIONS TO RECORD. SESSIONS RECORDS THE SONG AND WING FLAPS OF THIS SPECIES. THE BIRD WASRECORDED AT THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN SESSIONS' LAND AND THAT OF THE MASAI. SESSIONS MENTIONS VLEI WHICH IS A SORT OF MARSHY LAND WITH GRASS. THESE ARE AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE WHICH OCCURIN THESE MONTANE SITUATIONS.THE ALTITUDE IS APPROXIMATELY 2440-2745MABOVE SEA LEVEL. THE SOIL WOULD BE DIFFERENT; THE AREA NOT TOO LARGE.HIGH GRASSLAND ABOVE THE CLEARED FOREST.

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