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Pheasant Cuckoo -- Dromococcyx phasianellus More
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Paul A Schwartz
21 May 1967 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Venezuela
    Locality
  • Upata; #2 camp
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 8.0166667   -62.4
    Elevation
  • 250 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
  • Electro-Voice 650
    Accessories
  • Parabola 91.4cm (36in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut # 7. Bulk reel: 237. Brown tape.
a) 11:00 AM. First, natural song. Quality: 2. Level: +5.
b) 11:45 AM. Later, after playback. Quality: 1. Level: +5.
c) After more playback; now two birds are heard. Quality: 1-2. Level: +5.
Then more with lower background. Quality: 1. Level: +2.
Then later (after more playback?), normal start of song. Quality: 1. Level: +2.
d) Later, after more playback (~ 30 minutes after playback; bird meanwhile sat silently preening). Bird starts singing very "timidly." Then song becomes fuller. Quality: 1. Level: +2. This bird then collected (= male #5846).
Note: Heard this species @ dawn, 25/I/73, on road to Turiamo, ~ 210 m. level. Bird did not respond to whistled imitation.

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