Arthur A Allen
16 Apr 1957
New YorkTompkins County
- ITHACA; LABORATORY OF ORNITHOLOGY
- PRESTO PT900
- Western Electric 633A
- Parabola (Unknown Diameter/Focal Length)
A new mated pair from Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge placed on pond with other birds from the area already on the pond.
A) Triumph calls of male after charging another male (at approximately 0:25).
B) A challenge (growl) followed by a real fight when male birds clinched and beat each other and the water with their wings while calling. The low "growl" is the challenge. (Fight at approximately 0:49)
C) Another challenge (approximately 0:24)
D) Another challenger (approximately 0:26)
E) Male on guard, "talking" to female (approximately 1:43).