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: (Number of Animals and Sex: adult males and females; Background Sounds: A. tristis [clear and loud!]; Breeding Status: breeding; Cut Length: 10:08 so far) See LNS 73394, 73395, 73397 parts A, B & C. HPF 220Hz. Field annotations included. Many calls and a section at the near beginning of the calls as of an "interaction" are heard. a "squeaky interaction" on the cliff heard not seen. the call similar to copulation calls heard later at bridge colony. Many of these sequences I copied in BLOWS [London]. Also ref to my paper on the vocalizations in 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.