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Red-tailed Tropicbird -- Phaethon rubricauda More
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2 Unknown  

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Jon P Erickson
6 Apr 2010 at 16:11

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Locality
  • Round Island
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -19.8546444   57.7842889
    Elevation
  • 199 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

A single individual fly up from west to following the contour of the slope. It came within 15 ft. of the microphone, passed by it, and turned 180 degrees counterclockwise. At this point, a second bird flew in close proximity of it and the two birds flew away together.

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