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Eurasian Hoopoe (Central African) -- Upupa epops senegalensis/waibeli More
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sunbird sp. -- Nectariniidae sp. (sunbird sp.)
Baglafecht Weaver (Reichenow's) -- Ploceus baglafecht reichenowi
Common Bulbul -- Pycnonotus barbatus
Streaky Seedeater -- Crithagra striolata

Myles E. W. North
15 Aug 1964 at 14:00

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Locality
  • NAIROBI; MYLES' MUTHAIGA HOUSE
No locations found with lat/long
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • EMI RE321
    Microphones
  • Grampian DP5
    Accessories
  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: BIRD CALLING HIGHIN TREE TOPS AND LATER TAKES FLIGHT. TWO TYPES OF CALLS RECORDED: 1) ORDINARY HOO-HOO-HOO (USUALLY 3) BENDS BILL DOWNWARD WHILE CALLING (SEEN WITH D.E. KLEMM); 2) HARSH EEH SINGLE RASPING CALL, NOT HEARD BEFORE BY ME. SPECIES GENERAL COLOR PALE RUFOUS BUFF AT NEST; NO WHITE SUB-TERMINAL BAND ON CREST (THUS NOT U.E. EPOPS). AT NESTA SERIES OF WHITE WING PATCHES ON WING; LAST ONE NEAR WING TIP. BASEDON MEMORY, INDICATES BAR ACROSS PRIMARIES - I.E. U.E. SENEGALENSIS. TRIED VERY HARD TOSEE IN FLIGHT BUT FAILED AS BIRD KEPT SO HIGH; APPEARED TO BE WHITE PATCH ON SECONDARIES BUT COULD NOT SEE IF THERE WAS A WHITE BAR ACROSS PRIMARIES. Sex: 1 UNKNOWN

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Serinus striolatus striolatus to Serinus striolatus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

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