Jennifer F. M. Horne
6 Nov 1974
- 574.0 km E of Mauritius Island; Cascade Pigeon; Rodrigues
- -19.6833333 63.4166667
- STELLAVOX SP7
NOTES: (Time: 0920-1230. Breeding Status: Territorial, breeding.) Field annotations are included. Near the nest of t his sp. with the male and female the male singing round the general area of the nest, as they came and went. There is then a highly aggressive interaction--(time) 0920-1230 hrs at same nest site:--1625 same nest, same place. Note during a high intgensity males interaction a "scold"-note is incorporated with the song phrases. Other malesl can be heard singing. No playback. Other males can be heard singing. no playback was used so far this day all this is natural. There was a high degree of aggression between the males likely due to the very small available area of habitat for the population.
Field notebooks and edit notebookos are placed at LNS to accompany thesse tapes. These should be checked. They have many data relating to this cut.