Jennifer F. M. Horne
19 Nov 1985
- 25.0 km E of Baringo; Laikipia; Mukutan River (head) Gorge
- 0.5333333 36.45
- 1770 meters
NOTES: PART A: (Time: 1022-50. Date: 5 May 1985. Identified by sight and sound. Distance to Sound Source: 20-30 m. Recordist's Tape #32 84/86. Confidence in ID: 100%. Bkground Sounds: Indicator varigatus, Cuculus solitarius, Nectarinia sp. (llikely venusta), LL Short note taking. No. of Animals/Sex: Adult(s), male(s), female(s). Social Contact: with I. variegatus. Breeding Status: Breeding. Sound Category: Call (with bowing display). Behav. Context: Bowing call to female and pew call males. Cut Length: 8.00.) Male bowing call with display to female blue I. ind. feeding on hive--below males interaction with male yellow I. indicator male I. indicator white/female blue. Female chases him and the "pew" call can be uttered by either sex (& sub ad.) is heard in a two males [symbols] interactioin/Field annotations are included: Rain was heavy during this period in May 85. Indicator "variegatus" blue/yellow and female green white.
PART B: (Identified by sight and sound. Confidence in ID: 100%. Distance to Sound Source: 20-30 m. Recordist's Tape #32 84/85. Bkground Sounds: Pycnonotus barbatus, Nectarinia venusta. No. of Animals: Male(s), female(s) [sex not specified]. Cut length: 0.15.) High intensity interaction at hive with male white I. indicator malel yellow and female blue consp. I variegatus female green/white, and unsexed other I. variegatus (breeding season). Rain season--rains were good heavy 1985--Mukutan River running very high.