White-tailed Tropicbird (Indian Ocean)

Phaethon lepturus lepturus

ML167568


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Jon Erickson
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Latitude and Longitude -19.8546, 57.7843 Map

Age and Sex
Unknown – 14
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

The vocalizations are being made by a group of 5 birds closest to the microphone (approx. 18 m). The birds are using the wind current to maintain a relatively constant position. They are flapping their wings and flying in very close proximity to one another.

Technical Information

Recorder
MARANTZ PMD 661
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 20
Accessories
Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
16 Mar 2012 by Jay McGowan
Digitized
16 Mar 2012 by Jay McGowan
Edited
16 Mar 2012 by Jay McGowan

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