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New Zealand Scaup -- Aythya novaeseelandiae More
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Behavior
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Sight

 

Natural
 

call

establish flock contact

perform visual display

 

 

William V Ward
12 Jan 1970 at 19:35

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • North Island; Rotorua; Lake Okataina
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -38.1666667   176.3333333
    Elevation
  • 310 meters
    Habitats
  • Lake
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
  • Altec 688A
    Accessories
  • Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: FIVE BIRDS SWIMMING, WHISLTING, PLAYING ABOUT IN THE WATER, OCCASIONALLY FLAPPING WINGS TO STAND UP IN WATER WHILE GIVING FEMALE'S 'QUACK'. A FLOCK OF 44, INCLUDING ABOUT 7 DUCKLINGS, WAS COUNTED ON THIS LAKE OF WHICH THE 5 RECORDED WERE A PAR 5 ADULT(S); MALE(S); FEMALE(S)T.

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