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Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Merops philippinus

ML32950


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Arnoud van den Berg
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80.0 km SE of Palu; Lore Lindu National Park at Tomada Village
Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi, Indonesia
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Age and Sex
Immature – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying; Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Bkground sounds: Lonchura punctulata (flight). Breeding Status: Territorial. Gen. Climate: Wet. Cov. Density: Open.) 2 adults and 2 juv. flying off and on, insect catching, from high bamboo stem in open field, off village-end. Different call types and the typical "pruu.". Other Behaviors: Mate, Establish Parent Young Contact, Social Context: Family. Habitat: Evergreen Forest, Lake, Rural, Second-growth.

Background Species

Scaly-breasted Munia - Lonchura punctulata
Pacific Swallow - Hirundo tahitica
White-necked Myna - Streptocitta albicollis
Yellow-billed Malkoha - Rhamphococcyx calyorhynchus

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 20
Accessories
Sony PBR-330 Parabola 32.8cm/6.5cm(12.9in/2.6in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
19 Mar 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
10 Apr 2010 by Jessie Barry
Edited
26 Sep 1985 by Ann Donnelly

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