White-rumped Swift

Apus caffer

ML5989


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Myles E. W. North
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NAIROBI; MYLES' MUTHAIGA HOUSE
Kenya
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified

Media notes

NOTES: Background: TURDUS ABYSSINICUS ABYSSINICUS; A PARTY OF BIRDS FLYING PAST THE NEST OF A STRIPED SWALLOW, HIRUNDO ABYSSINICA, ON WHICH THIS SPECIES IS PARASITIC FOR NEST SITES. BIRDS WERE COMING TO REST AND CALLING. AFTER A RAIN. ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Turdus abyssinicus abyssinicus to Turdus abyssinicus [abyssinicus Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

Background Species

African Black-headed Oriole - Oriolus larvatus
Abyssinian Thrush (Abyssinian) - Turdus abyssinicus [abyssinicus Group]
Klaas's Cuckoo - Chrysococcyx klaas

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
30 May 2002 by Shelagh A. Smith
Edited

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