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Paradise Shelduck -- Tadorna variegata More
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Natural
 

call

fly

emit alarm

 

 

William V Ward
3 Aug 1968 at 14:50

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • North Island; Kapiti Island; Rangatira
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -40.85   174.9333333
    Elevation
  • 3 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MAGNEMITE 610E
    Microphones
  • Altec 688A
    Accessories
  • Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: PAIR SEEMED QUITE POSSESSIVE ABOUT PASTURE IN FRONT OF CARETAKER'S COTTAGE, AND MAY HAVE HAD INTENTIONS OF NESTING THERE. BIRDS WERE FLUSHED BY RECORDISTS WALKING THROUGH PASTURE, AND FLEW IN CIRCLES OVERHEAD, WITH BOTH OF THE PAIR CALLING. MA 1 MALE(S); 1 FEMALE(S)LE HAS A DEEP HONK; FEMALE HAS A SHRILL CALL REMINDFUL OF SOME GULLS. 500HZ HIGH PASS FILTER.

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