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Royal Albatross -- Diomedea epomophora More
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Social context: colony

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William V Ward
25 Oct 1971 at 00:00

    Geography
  • New Zealand
    Locality
  • Taiaroa Head; Otago Peninsula
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -45.7666667   170.7333333
    Elevation
  • 80 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
  • Altec 688A
    Accessories
  • Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: FIRST BIRDS OF THE COLONY TO RETURN; SOME COPULATION. NO EGGS. SKY CALL (10M.; TIME: 1335): SKY CALL & YAPPING (10M.; 1435): CLAPPERING (THREAT IN TERR. DISPUTE) (10M.; 1450): SKY CALLS & VISITING TALK AS BIRD LANDS (2M.; 1550) MINOR YAPPING 9 ADULT(S) (WHILE PECKING AT WING FEATHERS) & SKY CALL (2M.; 1620): SKY CALL: WIDE OPEN BILL; HEAD UPWARD; NO MOVEMENT OF BILL AND HEAD DURING CALL. ALSO MADE FROM AIR. YAPPING: CAN BE LIKE SKY CALL BUT HEAD AND BILL ARE MOVED. CLAPPERING: LUNGING AND CLAPPING B

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