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1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

 

call

 

 

Jennifer F. M. Horne
11 Jan 1987 at 13:20

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • 25.0 km E of Baringo; Laikipia
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 0.5333333   36.45
    Elevation
  • 1776 meters
    Habitats
  • Forest
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Riparian
  • River
    Features
  • Second-growth
  • Scrub
  • Canyon
  • Bank
  • Edge
  • Rocky
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • STELLAVOX SP7
    Microphones
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Sound Category: Chatter call - like guiding chatter. Stimulus for Sound: Chatter call/like guiding chatter. Behav. Context: Threat, male nest parasite (guiding sp) in food area. Gen. Climate: Cyclic wet-dry. Cover Density: Open, medium.) The chatter call that is present right through many/most of the honeyguides and many/most barbets is used in a number of contexts and this aggressive (the call is aggressive) call is frequently heard in males encounters such as this where the playback of a male call evoked this chatter call. (Male y/y seen.) The song "victor" also evoked the chatter call ressponse. Can vary in pitch. Notes of fast, noisy vertical elements.

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