Jennifer F. M. Horne
6 Nov 1974
- 574.0 km E of Mauritius Island; Cascade Pigeon; Rodrigues
- STELLAVOX SP7
NOTES: (Time: 0445-0730. Bkground Sounds: Pigs, doves, and other exotic birds, town noises, dogs, domestic guinea fowls. Stimulus for Sound: Natural (no playback) then playback artificial sound.) All field annotations included: The male and "female" calls are annotated when "seen." The "Unison plick" of male and female was in response to an Audubon bird squeak! The female sings--has almost all the (entire) repertory of calls/songs. For display of the male and other data see pages 137-142 of Studies of Mascarene Island Birds, editor A.W. Diamond, Cambridge University Press 1987. Playback where used is annotated. Displays are described in the publication. Field notebooks and edit notebooks are lodged with the LNS--all there relate to these spp (Mascarene).