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Roadside Hawk (Mainland) -- Rupornis magnirostris [magnirostris Group] More
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

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Northern Jacana -- Jacana spinosa
Vermilion Flycatcher -- Pyrocephalus rubinus

Walter A Thurber
3 May 1974 at 17:00

    Geography
  • El Salvador
    Usulután
    Locality
  • Hacienda Los Pinos
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 13.3333333   -88.6666667
    Elevation
  • 50 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • UHER 4000 REPORT IC
    Microphones
    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Weather: WIND; A NOT UNCOMMON VOCALIZATION OF THE ROADSIDE HAWK IS A RAPID 'KEK-KEK-KEK-KEK' THAT STRONGLY SUGGESTS THE CALL OF A FLICKER. THIS CALL IS UTTERED IN FLIGHT AS THE BIRD APPROACHES, LEAVES, OR CIRCLES ABOVE THE AREA WHERE THE MATE IS PERCHED. DURING THE NESTING SEASON IT IS OFTEN HEARD IN THE VICINITY OF THE NEST AREA. RARELY I HAVE HEARD THE VOCALIZATION UTTERED BY A PERCHED BIRD. 'KEKKING' MAY MERGE INTO OTHER VOCALIZATIONS. I HAVE NEVER HEARD MORE THAN ONE BIRD OF A PAIR 'KEKKING' AND BELIEVE

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