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Lined Quail-Dove -- Zentrygon linearis

Paul A Schwartz
12 May 1972 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Venezuela
    Aragua
    Locality
  • Maracay Zoo
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 10.25   -67.6
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA UNSPECIFIED IV
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 405
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

12 May 1972 & 17 May 1972. Time: Morning. This is a captive bird. Only portions of the recording are kept because of much background noise. Further, except for the "bother calls", which are original recording, the rest is a copy from N-IV to N-4.2 filtered at 0/500Hz - Note: "wing flap" repeated filtered to 200Hz. Quality: "2." Level: 0.Bird initiates song by bowing down head and apparently taking in a big gulp of air. This is followed as soon as straightens up by three "grunts." at very low volume. (It pulls head almost back into the body and the first "grunt" coincides with this movement. The next two "grunts" are accompanied by a definite contraction of body (pectoral?) muscles) (-_ _), then after a pause the main song sentence comes. Whether these (-_ _) should be considered part of the complete song I'm not sure, but I think they should, for they are always present even though of low amplitude. The second loud phrase is often omitted from the song sentence (both in this captive and in wild birds)."Bother calls" after playback. Quality: 3. Level: 0.Note: Playback also causesd the bird to give "wing flap" displays several times.Then added some of the original tape of the songs as a check for harmonics, etc. Quality: 3. Level: -5.

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