Jennifer F. M. Horne
10 Dec 1974
- 665.0 km SE of Madagascar; Plaine des Chicots
- STELLAVOX SP7
NOTES: (Bkground Sounds: Zosterops olivacea (feeding at a Hypericum near the display area of the S. torquata. Breeding Status: Territorial, breeding.) Field annotations all are included.
Song and displays (these are described in the publication, Studies of Mascarene Island Birds). The song can be uttered from a perch or in flight--perches could be high in a tree or low almost at ground level. "Tek Tek" is the local name for this sp. Note there two display types--annotated on tape [sic].