ML 167408

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Mauritius Kestrel -- Falco punctatus More
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

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Same subject as LNS 167409, 167411, 167412, and 167414.  

Jon P Erickson
4 Nov 2009 at 15:33

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Black River
    Locality
  • 1.5 km NWW of Black River Gorges National Park; Lower Gorges
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -20.2239   57.2452
    Elevation
  • 168 meters
    Habitats
  • Upland Forest
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 24-bit
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 661
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 20
    Accessories
  • Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)
    Equipment Note

One individual is perched on the branch of a medium sized tree in front of nest site BU-1. The second bird flies in from east to west carrying a small lizard in its talons. It is calling while in flight. It lands next to the first bird at approx. :13. The two birds vocalize with one another in close proximity briefly and then the second bird relenquishes the lizard to the first bird.

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