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Little Lorikeet -- Glossopsitta pusilla More
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White-faced Heron -- Egretta novaehollandiae
Australian Raven -- Corvus coronoides
Noisy Friarbird -- Philemon corniculatus

Fred W Loetscher, Jr.
16 Nov 1968 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Australia
    New South Wales
    Locality
  • SE of Taree; near Forster
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -32.2166667   152.6666667
    Elevation
  • 15 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
  • AKG 200
    Accessories
  • Parabola 61cm/20.3cm (24in/8in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Background: ARDEA NOVAEHOLLANDIAE (YOUNG BEING FED); Background: PHILEMON CORNICULATUS (RAUCOUS NOTES); Weather: WIND; SHRILL PENETRATING BUZZY CALL; NO DOUBT AT LEAST PART OF ITS FUNCTIONIS TO KEEP THE FLOCK TOGETHER. THESE VERY SMALL PARROTS CALL CONSTANTLY EVEN WHILE FEEDING UPSIDE DOWN ON THE NECTAR OF THE FLOWERING GUM TREES. DESPITE THE ABUNDANCE OFFLOWER CLUSTERS ON SEVERAL LARGE EUCALYPTUS TREES THE LORIKEETS ENGAGED IN A GOOD DEAL OF SKIRMISHING AMONG THEMSELVES. IN TALL FLOWERING EUCALYPTUS TREES NEAR BOTTOM OF A LOW HILLIN SEMI-OPEN COUNTRY NEAR THE SEA. MID-AFTERNOON. 110 OR MORE BIRDS. Sex: 110 UNKNOWN

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