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Eurasian Moorhen -- Gallinula chloropus
Black-winged Stilt -- Himantopus himantopus
African Black-headed Oriole -- Oriolus larvatus
African Swamphen -- Porphyrio madagascariensis

Myles E. W. North
4 Mar 1964 at 12:30

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • LAKE NAKURU; HIPPO POOL WOOD
    Habitats
  • Forest
  • Lake
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    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • EMI RE321
    Microphones
  • Grampian DP5
    Accessories
  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Background: PORPHYRIO PORPHYRIO MADAGASCARIENSIS; L.F. MAJOR. MYLES ISAGAIN WORKING WITH THE RINGED BIRDS DOUBLE GREEN (GG) AND DOUBLE RED (RR). INITIALLY MYLES DOES NOT SEE THE BIRDS, BUT SUSPECTS GG. THE BIRDS ARE DUETTING. THE SOUNDS OCCUR IN THE FOLLOWINGSEQUENCE: SNARL-BOUFLUTE FOLLOWED BY 'SHEE-OO', THEN 'OO-SHEE-OO' (FLUTE-SNARL-FLUTE FORA LONG SEQUENCE, THEN TICK-SCOLD AND SNARL-BOU FLUTE 'OO-SHEE-OO' AGAIN. THE DUET BETWEEN GG AND THE UNMARKED BIRD OCCURSAGAIN. (SEE RECORDING NOTEBOOK NO.5 1964-1965 (JAN.) PP.7). SOUTH ENDOF HIPPO POOL IN ACACIA WOOD. RECORDED 1230-1300 HOURS.

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Gallinula chloropus meridionalis to Gallinula chloropus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

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