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Brown-headed Honeyeater

Melithreptus brevirostris

ML14959


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Fred W. Loetscher, Jr.
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19.2 km E of Narrogin
Western Australia, Australia
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Latitude and Longitude -32.9333, 117.3 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: Background: ACANTHIZA CHRYSORRHOA (?) (WHISTLES); Background: BARNARDIUS ZONARIUS SEMITORQUATUS (CALL); Weather: WIND; BIRD, PRESUMED MALE, SAT IN ONE SPOT IN A TREE DIAGONALLY OVERHEAD AND QUITE LOW. KEPT SINGING STEADILY. NEARLY LEVEL AND LIGHTLY WOODED. A SMALL STREAM, NOW ALMOST DRY, BUT WITH BUSHES, WAS ON ONE SIDE OFTHEGRAVEL ROAD AND A PASTURE WAS ON THE OTHER. SEEMED TERRITORIAL BUT THIS IS NOT THE BREEDING SEASON (ACCORDING TO THE LITERATURE). RECORDED IN EARLY AFTERNOON. 1 ADULT(S); MALE?. Habitat: Park/Campus/Cemetery, Creek, Second-growth.

Background Species

Australian Magpie (Western) - Gymnorhina tibicen dorsalis
Australian Ringneck (Twenty-eight) - Barnardius zonarius semitorquatus
Western Gerygone - Gerygone fusca

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA UNSPECIFIED MODEL
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 61cm/20.3cm (24in/8in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
3 Jul 2001 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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