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African Snipe -- Gallinago nigripennis More
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mechanical sound

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Myles E. W. North
P. H. B Sessions
2 Jul 1962

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • MAU NAROK
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -0.5833333   35.9166667
    Elevation
  • 2440 meters
    Habitats
  • Wetland
    Channels
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • EMI RE321
    Microphones
  • Grampian DP4/L
    Accessories
  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
    Equipment Note

Calls on breeding ground in marshy valley on farm of P. Sessions--Lengetia

1. Vocal "Chip-Er" calls done mostly on the ground.
2. Aerial drumming done in descending flight.

ML Note: Up to 1kHz cut on copy. Used for 'More Voices of African Birds'.

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