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White-tailed Shrike -- Lanioturdus torquatus More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Playback Self
 

call

song

emit alarm

perform visual display

 

Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song. Response to playback: Different song.  

Linda R Macaulay
12 Mar 1993 at 09:40

    Geography
  • Namibia
    Locality
  • at base of eastern end of Spitzkoppe Mountain
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -22.0   14.5
    Habitats
  • Desert
  • Subtropical Desert
    Features
  • Scrub
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • SONY TC-D5 PRO II
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 60
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Species Sound: Frequent. Breeding Status: Territorial Paired; breeding. Behav. Context: Annoyance. Sound Delivery Rate: Normal; high. General Climate: Arid. Cov. Density: Sparse. Filtering: 140.) Base of rocks. Female clear whistle, male churring/flight calling, defense of territory. Birds are terrestrial but came off ground in response to playback - complete notes on tape. Continued on 93-5. Ian Sinclair

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