Jennifer F. M. Horne
15 Nov 1974
- 840.0 km E of Madagascar; "Black River Gorges"; Black River view point
- -20.4166667 57.4166667
- STELLAVOX SP7
NOTES: (Time: 1130-1550. Range Status: Normal, Highly endangered. Breeding Status: Breeding.) This sp. was interacting supplanting Z. b. mauritianus at flowering shrubs/trees. Many interactions "other side of valley"-- "Three chloronothus in the air interacting!" They are territorial at nest site but also they "defend" a food source i.e. a flowering shrub or tree and supplant Z.b. mauritianus. Day was still, no wind; clear, warm, sunny at 11:30, cloudy by 1330. Drizzling 1425!