Jennifer F. M. Horne
9 Oct 1973
- 840.0 km E of Madagascar; Plaine Champaigne beyhond Les Marres
- 747 meters
- NAGRA III-B
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.