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Pterodroma sp. -- Pterodroma sp. More
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6 Unknown  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

 

 

 

Jon P Erickson
30 Nov 2009 at 17:11

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Locality
  • Round Island
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -19.8546444   57.7842889
    Elevation
  • 52 meters
    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

First segment: A single adult bird is sitting in the nest area. Also, a juvenile can be seen in the same nest site.
Second segment: A single adult bird is sitting in the nest area with the juvenile. A second adult bird lands approx. 2 ft. from the first adult bird. The first bird moves towards it and they begin to vocalize at approx. :16.
Third segment: A single adult bird is sitting in the nest area with the juvenile. A second adult bird lands approx. 3 ft. from the first adult bird. The first bird moves towards it and they begin to vocalize at approx. :09. In addition, the two birds touch their beaks together.
Fourth segment: A single adult bird is sitting in the nest area with the juvenile. The adult vocalizes at approx. 1:00, and then flies off.

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