Donald J Kerr
18 May 1994
- Golf Course Tobermory; marsh area
- 45.2416667 -81.6333333
- 200 meters
- MARANTZ PMD 222
- Telinga Pro II
- Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)
NOTES: (Breeding Status: Breeding. Sound Delivery Rate: Agitated. General Climate: Cyclic wet-dry. Gen. Habitat: Edge of golf course near low area. Cover Density: Open. Weather: Some wind.) Tape counter 257-261 - Killdeer and auto noise and wind and crows. Killdeer calling teep-teep (agitated).
Tape counter 272-318 - Killdeeer making classic distraction display. Flying then running toward the recordist, then spreading wings, moving away, coming back, moving away. Near the edge of a pathway through the grassy area. Nest was 4 feet from edge of path with 4 eggs. Note clucking sound at 308-315 amplified further at 316-318.