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Crested Francolin -- Francolinus sephaena More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

2 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

Social context: family

emit alarm

 

Response to playback: No response.  

Jennifer F. M. Horne
5 Oct 1986 at 09:00

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • 33.0 km ENE Baringo; Laikipia (ENE Mbobongi - Ol Pongon site)
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 0.65   36.4083333
    Elevation
  • 1951 meters
    Habitats
  • Grassland
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Evergreen Forest
    Features
  • Thicket/Brush
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • STELLAVOX SP7
    Microphones
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Gen. Climate: Arid, cyclic wet-dry. Gen. Habitat: Bushed wooded grassland. Cover Density: Sparse, medium, thick.) The alarm call was heard after they had seen me but they did not fly. Note the high thin squeaky call is likely given by the other members (sex?) of a family group.

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