Hunter's Sunbird

Chalcomitra hunteri

ML14902


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Myles E. W. North
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Latitude and Longitude -3.4167, 38.5833 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: Breeding status: BREEDING; TWO RECORDINGS, 09OCT54 AND 14NOV54. ON 12NOV A PAIR HAD A WITH EGGS HERE. SO FAR AS I CAN REMEMBER, THEYWERE RESIDENT IN MY GARDEN (OF THEDISTRICT COMMISSIONER'S HOUSE). 09OCT, MANY SCOLDS. 14NOV, A FEW CALLS. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES FROM N. SENEGALENSIS CAREFULLY NOTED. JUDGING BY THE SCOLDS AND FEW CALLS HERERECORDED, THESE DO INDEED SEEM TO BE INDISTINGUISHABLE, TO ME ANYWAY,FROM THOSE OF SENEGALENSIS, AS PRAEDAND GRANT STATE. CUT UP TO 600HZ. THIS CUT IS MEWN A.21&A.22. Other Behaviors: Scold.

Technical Information

Recorder
AMPEX 401
Microphone
Altec 633
Accessories
Parabola 76.2cm (30in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
3 Jul 2001 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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