Paul A Schwartz
9 Aug 1970
- Agua Linda (near Quebrada Arriba and Sicare; border of Zulia and Lara
- 10.25 -70.5
- 1200 meters
- NAGRA UNSPECIFIED IV
- Sennheiser MKH 405
- Parabola 91.4cm (36in)
NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut # 18. Bulk reel: 421.
R. v. culminatus by book range. Although birds in this region show mostly white breasts, there are some with some yellow. The bird of part b) had a white breast but earlier it was with a bird with some yellow.
a) 7:30 AM. Natural song. Quality: 2-3. Level: +5.
Then after playback. Quality: 1. Level: +5.
b) 9:00 AM. This is now a different individual. (Faint print through.) Quality: 1. Level: +5.
c) 11:30 AM. Weather: Fair. This is possibly the same bird as in b). Quality: 1. Level: +5.
ML: Subject changed from recordist's original identification of Ramphastos vitellinus culminatus to Ramphastos vitellinus culminatus/pintoi to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.