Groove-billed Toucanet (Yellow-billed)
Aulacorhynchus sulcatus calorhynchus
Sound stimulation was (other): playback own vocalization. Response to playback: No response.
Paul A Schwartz
27 Feb 1969
- Cerro El Teteo; ridge north of camp
- 7.42 -72.07
- 1100 meters
- NAGRA III
- Electro-Voice 650
- Parabola 91.4cm (36in)
NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut # 12. Bulk reel: 418
Weather: Cloudy, fair.
a) 7:50 AM. Natural vocalizations, one bird. Quality: 1. Level: +3.
b) After playback; several birds. Quality: 1. Level: +3.
Although visibly reacting and moving excitedly about (~ 30 m. away), they wouldn't come closer.
Then after repeated playback, after one bird had been collected (Male #6987). Birds paid no attention to playback. Quality: 1. Level: +3.
At end there sings very prominently Smaragdolanius [Vireolanius] pulchellus.
c) 1:15 PM. Cloudy, fair. No further playback since AM. Note: One bird sings much faster. Quality: 1-2. Level: +3.