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Rufous Scrub-bird -- Atrichornis rufescens More
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Fan-tailed Cuckoo -- Cacomantis flabelliformis
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Fred W Loetscher, Jr.
7 Dec 1968 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Australia
    Queensland
    Locality
  • Lamington National Park
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -28.2333333   153.0833333
    Elevation
  • 975 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
  • AKG 200
    Accessories
  • Parabola 61cm/20.3cm (24in/8in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Background: MONARCHA MELANOPIS ('WHICH-EE WHICH-YOU'); Background: EOPSALTRIA AUSTRALIS (A STEADY PIPING); Background: MYXOMELA SANGUINOLENTA (FAINT TINKLING SONG); Background: CACOMANTIS PYRRHOPHANUS (DESCENDING TRILL); Background: PACHYCEPHALA PECTORALIS (SERIES OF WHISTLED NOTES); Cover density: THICK; MID-MORNING. DENSE SHRUBBY SECOND GROWTH WOODS IN OPENING OF MOUNTAIN RAINFOREST. THREE MAIN VOCALIZATIONS IN THIS CUT: 1) A RATHER HARSH SCOLDING 2) A SONG SUGGESTIVE OF PROTONOTARIA CITREA 3) A RATHER SHORT BUT PENETRATING WHISTLE. IN ADDI Sex: 1 UNKNOWNTION IT MIMICS A MELIPHAGA LEWINII FROM 1:15-1:18. NOTES ARE VERY VENTRILOQUIAL. WHILE VOCALIZING THE BIRD SEEMED TO BE WALKING OR MOVING SLOWLY VERY NEAR THE GROUND. THE BIRD'S LOUDEST SONG WAS ALSO HEARD BUT NOT TAPED.

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Cacomantis flabelliformis pyrrophanus to Cacomantis flabelliformis to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

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