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Yellow-billed Stork

Mycteria ibis

ML2411


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Myles E. W. North
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LAKE NAKURU (HIPPO POOL)
Rift Valley, Kenya
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Age and Sex
Adult – 2
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
;
Playback
Not Used

Comments

Breeding-type wails given by one of a pair of birds perched on top of an acacia tree. No bill rattles and no nest. The bird giving the wail did so as he beat his head downward. Birds were distant and recording is not too clear. Other Behaviors: Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Lake.

Background Species

Lesser Swamp Warbler - Acrocephalus gracilirostris
Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis
Southern Boubou - Laniarius ferrugineus

Technical Information

Recorder
EMI RE321
Microphone
Grampian DP5
Accessories
Parabola 43.2cm (17in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
15 Mar 2006 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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