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Scarlet-chested Sunbird -- Chalcomitra senegalensis More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

 

 

call

song

scold

 

 

Myles E. W. North
30 Apr 1956 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Central
    Locality
  • MAKUYU; SWIFT RUTHERFOORD ESTATE
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -0.8333333   37.1666667
    Elevation
  • 1370 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • AMPEX 401
    Microphones
  • Altec 633
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Breeding status: TERRITORIAL PAIRED; CALLS BY A PAIR OF THESE BIRDS WHICH ATTACHED THEIR NEST TO A PENDANTELECTRIC BULB ON THE VERANDA OF THE HOUSE (WHERE THEY WERE PHOTOGRAPHED FOR TELEVISION BY MR. ARMAND DENIS). THE NEST HAD YOUNG. RECORDED ON TWO DAYS: 30APR56 - CALLS AND SCOLDS MOSTLY BY THE FEMALE, BUT WITH CALLS FROM THE MALE IN THE BACKGROUND I THINK. THEN A FEW CALLS BY THEMALE; 06MAY56 - A SONG BY THE FEMALE. CUT UP TO 600HZ. PART COPIED FOR 'MORE VOICES OF AFRICAN BIRDS'.

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