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Black-cheeked Gnateater

Conopophaga melanops

ML115359


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Curtis Marantz
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Reserva Florestal de Linhares
Espírito Santo, Brazil
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Latitude and Longitude -19.0756, -39.9047 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: Song and calls of same male, recorded in five parts at 17:44, 18:03, 18:06, ca. 18:15, 18:28; first part includes a decapitated song when the bird was off-axis; generally 10 meters away when calling, 15-20 meters when singing; later parts were after playback of decapitated song, in response to which, the bird shot across the road; bird was now 1-2 meters up and 15 meters away, low in undergrowth; there is one good song in the middle part of cut, when the bird was 10 meters away and 1 meter up; after no additional playback; recorded at intersection of Estrada do Gave¿ and unmarked logging road at the north end of the sustainable forestry plot (Bloco A), 2.1 km N of Estrada do Caing¿ [19¡ 04' 32" S, 39¡ 54Õ 17" W]; a male that was well seen and almost exclusively giving calls (it sang only a few times). Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Different song. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Rainforest, Evergreen Forest.

Background Species

Ochre-marked Parakeet - Pyrrhura cruentata
Buff-throated Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus guttatus
Gray-rumped Swift - Chaetura cinereiventris
Mealy Parrot - Amazona farinosa
Orange-winged Parrot - Amazona amazonica
Plain Parakeet - Brotogeris tirica
Scaly-headed Parrot - Pionus maximiliani
Sibilant Sirystes - Sirystes sibilator
Variegated Tinamou - Crypturellus variegatus

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

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

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