- Age and Sex
- Age not specified, Sex not specified
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NOTES: NEAR WASHINGTON CROSSING. THIS IS THE 'KICKER' SONG VARIOUSLY DESCRIBED BY BREWSTER (AUK 18:321-328, 1908) AS FROM COTURNICOPS NOVEBORACENSIS AND FROM LATERALLUS JAMAICENSIS. PARAPHRASED 'KIK-KIK-KIK, KI-QUEEAH'. THE BIRD WAS NOT POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED UNTIL A BIRD GIVING THE SAME CALL WAS CAPTURED 23 MAY 1967 (LNS 2890). 1 MALE(S) SONGS GIVEN IN DIFFERENT SERIES OF 6 SEC., 8 SEC., AND 11 SEC. INTERVALS. FOLLOWING PLAYBACK SONGS GIVEN AT 2 OR 3 SECOND INTERVALS. LATTER PART OF FIRST 3 MINUTES WITHOUT PA [This recording contains 67 examples of the "kicker" call, which is apparently NOT given only by females, as was suggested in BNA account (see above). Quality changed from 2-3, 1-2 to 2-3, 2 (but may approach 2-1 in places; BEST after 3:50, which is a playback response) - CAM - 8 April 2005]. Response to playback: Normal song. Habitat: Pond.
Parabola 81.3cm (32in)
- 7 May 2002 by Martha Fischer