Paul A Schwartz
24 Oct 1967
- 8.8333333 -70.5166667
- 700 meters
- NAGRA III
- Electro-Voice 650
- Parabola 91.4cm (36in)
NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut #31. Bulk reel ##506 & 507
[Note: Location given by recordist is Altamira, in Carabobo; however, Altamira is in the State of Barinas, according to the Ornithological Gazetteer of Venezuela.]
a) 6:50 AM. Two birds in song duel. Quality: 1. Level: +5.
Also many other birds heard (and a burro, too).
b) 7:15 AM. Mostly one bird; with other birds, especially Taraba major. Quality: 1. Level: +5.
c) 7:30 AM. Two birds in duel, after insistent playback. A third bird heard in background. Quallity: 1. Level: +5.
d) 7:45 AM. One bird after more playback. Quality: 1. Level: +3.
(Icterus chrysater in backgrfound; also others, esp. Synallaxis albescens.)
Then change focus and two birds heard. Quality: 1-2. Level: +3.
Then change focus again. Quality: 1. Level: 0.