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Gartered Trogon -- Trogon caligatus More
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Behavior
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1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight

 

Natural
Playback Self
 

call

perform visual display

 

Response to playback: Normal song.  

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Walter A Thurber
10 May 1979 at 09:30

    Geography
  • El Salvador
    La Libertad
    Locality
  • Parque Deininger
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 13.4666667   -89.25
    Elevation
  • 50 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • UHER 4000 REPORT IC
    Microphones
  • Dan Gibson unspecified model
    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Range status: NORMAL; Beh. context: UNKNOWN; Frequency of sound: NORMAL; General climate: CYCLIC WET-DRY; Cover density: MEDIUM; (A) BIRD CALLING AT A DISTANCE. LOCATED BY PARABOLA ACCORDING TO STRENGTH OF SIGNAL. (B) I MOVED CLOSER AND FOUND BIRD DISPLAYING DIRECTLY OVERHEAD: BODY NEARLY HORIZONTAL AND RESTING ON PERCH. TAIL WAS FULLY FANNED AND DEPRESSED; WINGS EXTENDED AND DROOPING AT ELBOWS; HEAD SEEMINGLY RETRACTED INTO BREAST FEATHERS. WHEN NOT CALLING BIRD SOMETIMES SAT MORE NORMALLY VERTICAL. (C) UPON PLAYBACK OF ITS CALLS THE BIRD FLEW TO ANOTHER TREE AND SAT FACING ME. IDENTIFTCATION NOW POSSIBLE. BIRD CONT.
LNS: Subject changed from Trogon violaceus to T. caligatus to reflect current taxonomy. -Matt Medler, 24 Sept 2010.

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