Pheasant Cuckoo

Dromococcyx phasianellus

ML127200


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Curtis Marantz
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road to Finca Prussia
Chiapas, Mexico
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Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
; ;
Playback
Used

Media notes

NOTES: Bird was well seen 40 m away and 8-10 m up in a pine within mixed-pine evergreen forest; in response to playback, bird flew in and perched moderately in the open and began singing; playback tape was weak, and so was the birdÕs response; apparently two birds singing; recorded at 1040 m elevation along road to coffee plantation (Finca Prussia); a few high, thin clouds; trace breeze, low 80s; limiter on power supply in Ð10 dB position. Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Coniferous Forest.

Background Species

House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA 4.2
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 20
Accessories
Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
15 Nov 2005 by Curtis Marantz
Digitized
15 Nov 2005 by Martha Fischer
Edited
15 Nov 2005 by Martha Fischer

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