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Broad-winged Hawk -- Buteo platypterus More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Juvenile  

 

Natural
 

call

emit alarm

 

 

David L Ross, Jr.
19 Dec 1989

    Geography
  • Costa Rica
    Puntarenas
    Locality
  • Corcovado National Park; Sirena Field Station
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 8.48025   -83.5893389
    Habitats
  • Forest
    Features
  • Second-growth
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 221
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser ME 20
    Accessories
  • Roche Parabola 60cm/14.5cm (23.6in/5.7in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Breeding Status: Not Breeding; Behav. Context: alarm, annoyance?; General Climate: Cyclic Wet-Dry; Season: dry)

Background sounds are of attendant Antbirds in the vicinity of an army-ant swarm. The B. platypterus was about four feet above the ground. speculation: the subject was acting as an opportunist on army ant fleeing prey items (as do army ant following birds). Bird flew to a higher perch of about 25 feet.

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