Black Stilt

Himantopus novaezelandiae

ML2960


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William V. Ward
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Ohau River Mouth; Mckenzie Basin
New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -44.4167, 170.1167 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: 1.5KHZ HIGH PASS FILTER. SEVERAL BIRDS. 'YEP YEP YEP' WARNING CALLS. BEHAVIOR INCLUDING A 'BROKEN WING' DISPLAY. THIS CONTAINS THE WARNING CALLS OF BOTH BLACK AND PIED STILTS--ALLOWING A COMPARISON OF THEM. Other Behaviors: Emit Alarm, Perform Visual Display.

Background Species

Pied Stilt - Himantopus leucocephalus
Eurasian Skylark - Alauda arvensis

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III
Microphone
Altec 688A
Accessories
Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
7 Dec 2009 by Matthew D. Medler
Edited

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