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Tropical Boubou -- Laniarius major More
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Behavior
Note

1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

 

 

call

song

duet

 

 

Yellow-breasted Apalis -- Apalis flavida
African Black-headed Oriole -- Oriolus larvatus
Little Grebe -- Tachybaptus ruficollis

Myles E. W. North
3 Jun 1964 at 14:00

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • LAKE NAKURU; HIPPO POOL WOOD
    Habitats
  • Lake
No locations found with lat/long
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • EMI RE321
    Microphones
  • Grampian DP5
    Accessories
  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Background: CAMPETHERA NUBICA (?) (YAFFLE CALL); L.F. MAJOR. PAIR DOING A FLUTE DUET. MYLES STATES THAT THE BIRDS WEREAT VERY DIFFERENT ANGLES. THE PARABOLA IS FIRST FOCUSED AT THE BIRD GIVING THE LOWER NOTE, THEN AT THE BIRD GIVING THE HIGHER NOTE. THIS RECORDING IS NOTED IN W.H. THORPE'S MONOGRAPH, 'DUETTING AND ANTIPHONAL SONG IN BIRDS', CAMBRIDGE UNIV. PRESS, 1972, MUSICAL EXAMPLE NO.78.

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