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Sooty Tern -- Onychoprion fuscatus

H. Douglas Pratt
24 Jun 1995 at 16:00

    Geography
  • Kiribati
    Locality
  • Malden Island
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  • Lake
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  • Mono
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  • MARANTZ PMD 221
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  • Sennheiser ME 80
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  • Sony PBR-330 Parabola 32.8cm/6.5cm(12.9in/2.6in)
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NOTES: This is a very large colony of thousands of individuals of S. lunata. A few S. fuscata are interspersed, but most of the sounds on the tape are those of S. lunata. The birds were on the ground, but flew up in a sirling mass as I approached.

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