Giant Cowbird

Molothrus oryzivorus

ML115218


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Curtis Marantz
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Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; Base de Sucupira, BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 117
Pará, Brazil
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Latitude and Longitude -3.3558, -54.9494 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: A male seen 35-40 m up and 60 m away on open, dead branch at top of huge tree at edge of base clearing; when bird sang it would bring its head down and fluff out its neck ruff; dull dense overcast, calm, 83¡ F. ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Ramphastos tucanus cuvieri to Ramphastos tucanus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Rainforest, Evergreen Forest, Edge.

Background Species

Blue-headed Parrot - Pionus menstruus
Short-crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus ferox
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus
White-throated Toucan - Ramphastos tucanus

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA 4.2
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 20
Accessories
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
15 Sep 2003 by Curtis Marantz
Digitized
15 Sep 2003 by Mark E. Reaves
Edited
15 Sep 2003 by Mark E. Reaves

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