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Large Cactus-Finch -- Geospiza conirostris More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

 

song

mate

perform visual display

 

 

Robert I Bowman
12 Jan 1962 at 07:55

    Geography
  • Ecuador
    Galápagos
    Locality
  • Hood Island (Isla Espanola); Punta Suarez
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -1.38   -89.67
    Elevation
  • 3 meters
    Features
  • Cliff
  • Island
  • Scrub
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
  • American D-33
    Accessories
  • Aluminum Parabola 76.2cm (30in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Behavior: Singing while moving around territory in bursh and on ground. Female present, male singing as he follows her with drooping wings. "chip, chip" notes as he chases her. Also chasing other males from territory. Male entering nest 3ft up in shrub. High, then descending notes while in nest. Male gathering nesting material.
Tech note: Good quality, voc's infrequent. mf

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