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Pterodroma sp. -- Pterodroma sp.

Jon P Erickson
7 Feb 2010 at 19:03

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Locality
  • Round Island
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -19.8546444   57.7842889
    Elevation
  • 70 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

This recording begins with the microphone directed towards a group of nest sites. At approx. :37, an unseen individual can be heard vocalizing within the nesting area. At approx. an unseen Black Winged Petrel can be heard vocalizing. At approx. 1:47, it comes into visual contact as it attempts to "pair" with a Round Island Petrel. During this second call, it flies to within 3 ft. of the microphone. It can be heard again unseen at approx. 2:06. An unseen Round Island Petrel(s) can be heard vocalizing at approx. 1:58 and approx. 2:24 in close range of the microphone.

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