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American Bittern -- Botaurus lentiginosus More
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1 Adult Male  

 

Natural
 

perform visual display

 

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Donald J Kerr
29 May 1994 at 05:50

    Geography
  • Canada
    Ontario
    Locality
  • 3.0 km E of St. Edmunds Twp.; Cape Hurd
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 45.2166667   -81.6833333
    Elevation
  • 182 meters
    Habitats
  • Swamp
  • Freshwater
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Evergreen Forest
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MARANTZ PMD 222
    Microphones
  • Telinga Pro II
  • Sennheiser ME 88
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Breeding Status: Territorial. Sound Delivery Rate: Normal. Sound Source: Air Sac? Other? General Climate: "Moderate." General Habitat: Small swampy area, highway. Cover Density: None, open. Strata: Song perch. Weather: some wind.) Tape counter 207-230.
Good volume - some bad handling of the microphone. Should delete 223-226 - car noise.
Good recording at 227-229.
South of riding stables in marsh on west side of highway 6.
Visual display - various contortions of the neck and head when gulping air and expelling it.

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