Short-tailed Nighthawk (Short-tailed)
Lurocalis semitorquatus [semitorquatus Group]
Paul A Schwartz
- Rancho Grande, km 35+
- 10.3666667 -67.6833333
- 500 meters
- NAGRA UNSPECIFIED IV
- Sennheiser MKH 405
- Parabola 91.4cm (36in)
NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut # 9. Bulk reel: 77.
a) 8/V/70. 5:20 AM. Weather: Clear. Calls by a bird that is apparently still on its tree perch. Quality: 1-2. Level: +3.
(A flight sound heard, probably of Penelope purpurascens; also hear faintly Caprimulgus rufus. Quality: 1-2. Level: +3. 3 3/4".
Note: On 12/V/70 this bird (presumably) again called from its [illegible word]? perch (apparently so, for on several recordings it began calling from the same perch) before taking off to call in flight.
b) 14/V/70. ~5:40 AM. Cloudy. Calls by same (presumably) bird on its perch; then as it takes off and flies about calling. Quality: 1-2. Level: +7. 7.5".