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Mauritius White-eye -- Zosterops chloronothos More
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1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

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Playback Self
 

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mate

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Sound stimulation was (other): congener. Response to playback: Approach.  

Jennifer F. M. Horne
at 15:50

    Geography
  • Mauritius
    Locality
  • 840.0 km E of Madagascar; Plaine Champagne
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -20.4166667   57.4166667
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  • Mono
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NOTES: Dates: 30 Nov1974 and 1 Dec1974. Range Status: Normal, HIGHLY ENDANGERED. Breeding Status: Territorial paired, breeding. Stimulus for Sound: Natural (no playback), then playback own song. Behav. Context: nest constructing.) 30 Nov and 1 Dec as we watch the pair at the nest and record calls. All field annotations-times etc. included. 1550-1650 30 Nov 1 Dec. 0800-1250 hrs--play tried briefly. We tried for a reaction to playback of the congener on the island--Z. b. mauritanius, there was a marked response. The male was singing full songs but no "warbling" or mimicry. The "territorial" song is a different male at the TRIG part Plaine Champagne. (at 445 from LNS annotations of cut.)

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