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William V Ward
Jean P Ward
3 Nov 1965 at 15:25

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • South Island; Nelson Lakes Nat. Park; Mt. Robert
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -41.7833333   172.8333333
    Elevation
  • 825 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
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    Recorders
  • MAGNEMITE 610E
    Microphones
  • Altec 688A
    Accessories
  • Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Recorded by: William V. Ward, Jean P. Ward, David D. Ward.
Weather: WIND; THIS WILD PARROT WAS FOUND JUST BELOW TIMBERLINE AT THE UPPER END OF A DIRT ROAD THAT ASCENDS FROM LAKE ROTOITI TO A SKI AREA PART WAY UP MT. ROBERT. THIS BIRD FLEW DOWN, POSSIBLY FROM AREAS ABOVE, WHEN IT NOTICED THE ARRIVAL OF OUR CAR. AT FIRST IT HOPPED AROUND ON THE GROUND, NOT RESPONDING TO OUR WHISTLES. THEN IT FLEW INTO A PINE TREE WHERE ITSTARTED VOCALIZATIONS, A BIT CAT-LKE AT FIRST. POSSIBLY A GREETING ORA QUERY FOR FOOD. 1.5HZ HIGH PASS FILTER. Sex: 1 UNKNOWN

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