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Mauritius White-eye -- Zosterops chloronothos More
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

100%

 

Natural
 

call

mate

 

 

Jennifer F. M. Horne
9 Oct 1973 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Locality
  • 840.0 km E of Madagascar; Plaine Champaigne beyhond Les Marres
    Elevation
  • 747 meters
No locations found with lat/long
    Channels
  • Mono
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  • NAGRA III-B
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NOTES: (Time: 0900-1600. Breeding Status: Territorial. Breeding Status: Territorial. Sound Category: Nectar defense of pair feeding.) [Recordist originally labeled data sheet Zosterops olivaceus; changed to Z. chloronothus.] A pr. of Z. olivaceus feeding at a flowering Eugenia dupontii, followed through the morning by other visiting olivaceus coming to feed. Numbers of this species were very few. Notes on tape include comment that recording changed from 18" parabola to 36" parabola.
Fieldl annotations included.
For habitat see Cambridge U. Press Studies of Mascarene Island Birds Ed. A.W. Diamond 1987.

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