New Zealand Scaup

Aythya novaeseelandiae

ML3536


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William V. Ward
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North Island; Rotorua; Lake Okataina
New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -38.1667, 176.3333 Map

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

Media notes

NOTES: FIVE BIRDS SWIMMING, WHISLTING, PLAYING ABOUT IN THE WATER, OCCASIONALLY FLAPPING WINGS TO STAND UP IN WATER WHILE GIVING FEMALE'S 'QUACK'. A FLOCK OF 44, INCLUDING ABOUT 7 DUCKLINGS, WAS COUNTED ON THIS LAKE OF WHICH THE 5 RECORDED WERE A PAR 5 ADULT(S); MALE(S); FEMALE(S)T. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Lake.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
15 Aug 2005 by Michael Andersen
Edited

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