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Sharpe's Longclaw -- Hemimacronyx sharpei More
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Myles E. W. North
P. H. B Sessions
23 Nov 1964 at 12:00

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • LENGETIA; MAU NAROK
    Elevation
  • 2590 meters
    Habitats
  • Montane Grassland
  • Grassland
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    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • UHER 4000S
    Microphones
  • Grampian DP5
    Accessories
  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: MYLES SPOTTED THE BIRD IN THE GRASS AT THE CATTLE 'BOMA' OR STOCKADE.MYLES WALKED UP ON THE BIRD BUT IT SHOWED NO SIGNS OF DOING ANYTHING;IT THEN FLEW 30M UP IN THE AIR AND OVER TO THE OTHER SIDE DROPPING INTO THE GRASS AGAIN 30M AWAY - SINGING WHILE DOING THIS. (THE VOCAL DESCRIPTION 'DISPLAY FLIGHT' AND SONG IS PROBABLY CORRECT - IT WAS WHAT HE WAS SEEING THE BIRD DO AT THE TIME - J.F.M. HORNE) MONTANE GRASSLANDABOVE THE FOREST.

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