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Gray's Lark -- Ammomanopsis grayi More
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Note

1 Adult Female
2 Adult Male  

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Sight and Sound

 

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call

mechanical sound

song

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perform visual display

court

 

Response to playback: Approach.  

Linda R Macaulay
11 Mar 1993 at 08:15

    Geography
  • Namibia
    Locality
  • between Swakopmund and Okahandia; highway B2 at Km 293.4
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -21.0   15.0
    Habitats
  • Desert
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
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  • SONY TC-D5 PRO II
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 60
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Species Sound: Frequent. Breeding Status: Territorial. General Climate: Arid; cyclic wet-dry. Gen. Hab: Gravel desert. Cov. Density: Sparse.) [High pass filter @125 Hz.] Response to playback of coastal form. These birds came in and began duetting with same call of display behavior as coastal form. Female bowing and spreading wings in copulatory posture. Short flights one ft. off ground - wing whirring. There has been no rain in this area yet.

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