House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

ML167777


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Jon Erickson
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Black River, Mauritius
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Latitude and Longitude -20.171, 57.2156 Map

Age and Sex
Unknown – 3
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

The microphone is oriented on a single female bird. It is perched on a wire approx. 8 ft. from a single male bird. At approx. :38, the microphone is oriented on the male bird. At approx. 1:15 it turns its head approx. 45 degrees away from the microphone. shortly after this, a second male flies and lands approx. 2 ft. from the original male. The original male flicks its tail several times and moves towards the second male. The second male flies off. Shortly after this, at approx. 1:40, the first male flies off leaving the female by itself.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
20 Apr 2012 by Jay McGowan
Digitized
20 Apr 2012 by Jay McGowan
Edited
20 Apr 2012 by Jay McGowan

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