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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Juvenile  

Uncertain

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

establish flock contact

Social context: mixed

 

 

Randolph S Little
1 Oct 1989 at 08:15

    Geography
  • United States
    New Jersey
    Locality
  • 1.0 km N of Cape May Point
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 38.9333333   -74.9666667
    Habitats
  • Marine
  • Bay/Harbor
    Features
  • Beach
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA IV-D
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 404
    Accessories
  • Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Background Sounds: surf; Species Sound: frequent; Breeding Status: not territorial, not breeding; Behavioral context: parent-young contact?; General Climate: humid; Hatitat Type: pilings at shoreline; Cover Density: none; Strata in Habitat: perch [song crossed out]; Weather: wind N. 10mph; Filtering: Nagra IVD filter on step 4) 14 Royal Terns and 12 Forster's Terns perched on pilings at the sewage plant outflow pipe from Cape May into Delaware Bay. The Forster's Terns were silent.

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