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William V Ward
Jean P Ward
17 Jul 1985 at 06:50

    Geography
  • Peru
    Madre de Dios
    Locality
  • 250.0 km NW of Puerto Maldonado; Cocha Salvador Lake; Manu National Park
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -12.1166667   -71.0833333
    Elevation
  • 303 meters
    Habitats
  • Freshwater
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Evergreen Forest
  • Rainforest
  • Lake
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • SONY TC-D5M
    Microphones
    Accessories
  • Parabola 101.6cm/28.6cm (40in/11.25in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Age/Sex: 12 adult males and females; Species Sound: Constant; Sound Delivery Rate: High; General Climate: Cyclic wet-dry; Cover Den: Thick; Format: 1/2 TRK MONO; Noise Reduction: Dolby B 1C; Bias: metallic; Equalization Type IV,70US)
To -10db.
These birds were very common on branches hanging over the edge of the jungle over the water, as Indian Juan Canales paddled me about the ox-bow lake, Cocha Salvador. They appearded quite tame, and did not fly deeper into the jungle as we canoed by in our dugout.

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