Jennifer F. M. Horne
30 Sep 1974
- 840.0 km E of Madagascar; Baie du Cap
- -20.4833333 57.3666667
- NAGRA III-B
- Fiberglass Parabola 76.2cm (30in)
NOTES: (Recordist's Tape#: 51B, 52A and 52B, 53A; Number of Animals and Sex: adult males and females; Background Sounds: vehicles, sea, H. sapiens yelling??; Breeding Status: breeding) HPF 220Hz. Cliff face colony by sea, main road, etc.! People, vehicles, bicycles. a sunny clear day, little wind, birds flying round the cliff face, perched bird[s] sings. They were carrying nesting material which they gathered at the edge of the tide on the beach. Many of these sequences were recorded by me for BLOWS [in London] 1981. Also on 73396 and 73395. Continued on LNS 73395. See my paper in A.W. Diamond (editor) Studies of Mascarene Island Birds.
ML: Subject changed from recordist's original identification of Phedina borbonica borbonica to Phedina borbonica to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.