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Killdeer -- Charadrius vociferus More
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1 Adult  

100%

Sight

 

Natural
 

scold

perform visual display

 

 

Donald J Kerr
18 May 1994 at 06:25

    Geography
  • Canada
    Ontario
    Locality
  • Golf Course Tobermory; marsh area
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 45.2416667   -81.6333333
    Elevation
  • 200 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 222
    Microphones
  • Telinga Pro II
    Accessories
  • Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)
    Equipment Note

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.

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