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Bearded Woodpecker

Chloropicus namaquus

ML56106


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Jennifer F. M. Horne
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25.0 km E of Baringo; Laikipia
Rift Valley, Kenya
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Latitude and Longitude 0.5333, 36.45 Map

Age and Sex
Juvenile Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
; Nest;
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Comments

NOTES: (Cat. #56106 A & B. Breeding Status: Territorial, territorial paired, breeding. Gen. Climate: Arid, cyclic wet-dry. Gen. Habitat: Bushed woodland. Cover Density: Open, medium.) The feeding taps of one parent can be heard behind the young calling from the nest (background). This young male (it was now seen that the nestling was male) almost gives a "wikka" call. The male was netted and ringed. He has been seen a number of times in the years since (to 1992). The young almost-fledged male did give a "wikka" call several - towards the latter part of the cut [sic]. Male and female drums are heard. Field annotations all are included. [Part A = 12+ min. Part B = 10 min.]. Other Behaviors: Bill Drumming, Mate, Beg, Perform Nest Relief, Care For Young. Habitat: Forest, Deciduous Forest, Riparian, Scrub, Rocky.

Technical Information

Recorder
STELLAVOX SP7
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
14 Feb 2002 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
15 Feb 2012 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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