Linda R Macaulay
6 Jul 1992
- Kuranda; Black Mt. Rd.; Cassowary House
- -16.5 146.0
- 400 meters
- Deciduous Forest
- SONY TC-D5 PRO II
- Sennheiser MKH 60
NOTES: (No. of Animals/Sex: One unknown age (adult female chick?) Sound Source: Wattles. Vis. Display described verbally on tape. Gen. Climate: Wet. Cov. Density: Open.)
With adult female present.
Female vocalizations, preening, bill and wattle noises from head throwing.
Juvenile - gosling-type noise.
The female is trying to get the male to abandon the chick and mate with her.
Adult male - quiet booming grunt. 5 calls at 0-9 sec/1 call at 15.6 sec.
Ad. female - preening wing feathers with bill at 45 sec./at 56-60 sec.
Head throwing - sounds made by bill/wattles - at 1 min. 37 sec./2 min. 37 sec.
Juv. vocalizations - gosling-whistling at 23 sec./at 108 sec.
Food being thrown to back of mouth of adult at 1 min. 25 sec.