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Wedge-tailed Shearwater -- Ardenna pacifica More
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William V Ward
27 Nov 1966 at 20:30

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • Kermadec Islands; North Meyer Islet
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -29.25   -177.8666667
    Elevation
  • 8 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MAGNEMITE 610E
    Microphones
  • Altec 688A
    Accessories
  • Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: BIRDS SAT IN OR AROUND THEIR BURROWS. A MOANING WITH RISING INFLECTION. THIS CUT ILLUSTRATES A WEDGE-TAILED CHORUS AS COMPARED WITH A SINGLE BIRD IN ITS BURROW (AS IN LNS 1802). ONE BIRD HAS A PARTICULARLY 'NASAL' QUALITY TO ITS VOICE. INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES HERE AND IN HAWAII APPEAR TO BE GREATER THAN ANY REGIONAL DISTINCTION IN VOCALIZATION. RECORDER IN A SMALL AMPHITHEATER PERHAPS 10000 SQ. FT. IN SIZE A FEW HUNDRED YARDS S OF BOAT HARBOR ON W SIDE OF ISLET. PROVIDES NESTING SPACE FO

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