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Red-breasted Meadowlark

Leistes militaris

ML127463


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Curtis Marantz
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Caverna Maruaga
Amazonas, Brazil
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Latitude and Longitude -2.0486, -59.975 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: A male that was well seen, mostly 30-60 meters away, but about 20 meters away when calling at the end, and typically perched 1-1 1/2 meters up, often in a small Cecropia bush, over an open field with rows of banana trees and a grassy understory; the bird sometimes gave flight songs, when it would fly upward sharply, peak, and then give the song on the way down; this male, one of two present, also chased a female once or twice; the field was on the north side of the road to the cave about 2 kilometers back towards the BR-174; partly cloudy, a steady breeze, upper 80s. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Creek, Rural, Field, Orchard, Scrub.

Background Species

Screaming Piha - Lipaugus vociferans
White-crowned Manakin - Dixiphia pipra

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

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

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