Jennifer F. M. Horne
18 Oct 1974
- 840.0 km E of Madagascar; Piton du Fouge; lower slope (Dhotman property)
- -20.4166667 57.4166667
NOTES: (Breeding Status: Territorial, territorial paired, breeding. Behav. Context: "Greeting.") The male "tail" "greets" the female each time when she came into the tree (focal tree, had nest). The male was chasing all species that come near the nest (now destroyed) area. The pair chuckle together when they are together. Annotations are included. Tail the male display at/to the female. 1756 the male tail singing as the evening comes in: as the female comes to the tree the male "greets" her. Some head raising, wing shivering, and tail fanning. At the end of the cut tail sings again. There also is included at 1820 (annotated) the calls of other individuals "up the hill." HPF 220.