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Mute Swan -- Cygnus olor More
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Behavior
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

Sight

 

Natural
 

call

mechanical sound

court

perform visual display

fly

 

 

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William V Ward
23 Sep 1970 at 10:45

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • Wanganui; Virginia Lake
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -39.9166667   175.0333333
    Elevation
  • 53 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: Weather: WIND; FAINT GURGLING OR WARBLING SERIES OF SLIGHTLY FLUCTUATING LIQUID NOTES WITH GOOD CARRYING POWER. BIRDS WERE COURTING ON LAKE. THE MALE WOULD CHASE THE FEMALE ON THE WATER, SWIMMING WITH GREAT FORCE RAPIDLY TOWARD HER. MALE SPREAD HIS WINGS TO TAKE AFTER THE FEMALE WHEN SHE FLEW AWAY FROM HIS APPROACH. AS THEY TOOK TO THE AIR, THEIR WINGBEATS COULD BE HEARD AS WELL AS THEIR FAINT, MUTED CALLS.:

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