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1 Juvenile
2 Adult  

 

 

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Gray Crowned-Crane -- Balearica regulorum
Northern Fiscal -- Lanius humeralis
Ring-necked Dove -- Streptopelia capicola

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

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Rift Valley
    Locality
  • 24.0 km N of NAKURU; DUNDORI; RIVERCOMBE FARM
    Elevation
  • 1980 meters
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: L.F. MAJOR. MYLES DESCRIBES HIS LOCATION AS BEING 'ON THE OPPOSITE BANK TO THE CEDARS'. THIS IS A RATHER DISJOINTED RECORDING IN THAT THEREWAS A PAIROF BIRDS FEEDING A FULLY FLEDGED YOUNG WHO WAS FOLLOWING THEM AROUND.THE PARENT BIRDS FLUTE DUET AT INTERVALS. THE DOMINANT HISSING SOUND IS A LANIARIUS COLLARIS. THERE ARE SOME LONG GAPS BETWEEN DUETS, PRESUMABLY WHILE THE BIRDS MOVE AROUND. THE AREA IS UNDER EXTENSIVE CULTIVATION BOTH AS FARMLAND AND AS A FORESTORY I.E. MONOSPECIFIC STANDS OF SOFT TIMBERS. EVENING. 1 FLEDGLING(S); 2 ADULT(S); MALE; FEMALE; Sex: UNKNOWN

LNS: Background subject changed from Lanius collaris to L. humeralis to reflect current taxonomy. --Jay McGowan 4Dec2012

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

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