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African Pitta -- Pitta angolensis More
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1 Adult Male  

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Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

mechanical sound

song

perform visual display

 

 

Linda R Macaulay
7 Feb 1994 at 07:20

    Geography
  • Malawi
    Locality
  • Liwonde - Liwonde National Park
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -14.0   34.0
    Habitats
  • Forest
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
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  • SONY TC-D5 PRO II
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 60
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NOTES: (Frequent) (Cyclic wet-dry climate) (Infrequent) (Medium dense cover) (Frequent) Other behavior: Display Other behavior: Display (Medium dense cover) (Thick cover) Riverine and Palm forest. In thick brush with open horizontal branches inside bush. Male pumps tail alternating blue and red coloring, while calling, gives sound which may in part or all be mechicanically made by wings as jumps straight up throwing wings out and then lands back on the same branch. Described on tape.

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