Amazonian Motmot

Momotus momota

ML117122


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Curtis Marantz
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Alter do Chao
Pará, Brazil
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Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
; ;
Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Bird was seen 10 m away in subcanopy of low (<6 meter tall) trees in dense cerrado vegetation; response to playback was an aggressive approach but the same call (possibly given more frequently); mostly overcast, calm, mid-70s; BP-2 in flat position. Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Evergreen Forest, Savannah, Thicket/Brush.

Background Species

Ashy-headed Greenlet - Hylophilus pectoralis
Buff-breasted Wren - Cantorchilus leucotis
Coraya Wren - Pheugopedius coraya
Natterer's Slaty-Antshrike - Thamnophilus stictocephalus
new world trogon sp. - Trogon sp.
Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant - Hemitriccus striaticollis
Thraupis sp. - Thraupis sp.
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus
Turdus sp. - Turdus sp.
White-tipped Dove - Leptotila verreauxi

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA IV-D
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 106T
Accessories
Roche Parabola 60cm/14.5cm (23.6in/5.7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
1 Oct 2003 by Curtis Marantz
Digitized
1 Oct 2003 by Mark E. Reaves
Edited
1 Oct 2003 by Mark E. Reaves

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