William M Meriwether
16 Jan 1985
- Achiote and Escobal Roads
- 0 meters
- SONY TCM-5000
- Sennheiser ME 80
In-line preamp used in the field.
Voice announcement says "John and Victor say that's the first tape of this bird they know of." Identification by recordist, confrimed by Victor Emanuel and John Rowlett. Victor Emanuel was present and saw the bird singing for both cuts on this tape. John Rowlett was present for the second section and saw the bird singing. Birds was in disturbed rainforest, low in canopy, ~30 feet from recordist, apparently disturbed and excited by our presence.
Habitat: Humid, tropical rainforest, deciduous, second growth. Medium cover density. Near creek. Clear skies.