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Sclater's Lark

Spizocorys sclateri

ML61157


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Linda Macaulay
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Brandberg Mts. north of Uis Mine/120 km W of Omarurn
Namibia
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 3
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Species Sound: Frequent. Breed. Status: Breeding. Behav. Context: Mating invitation; nest invitation. General Climate: Arid. Gen. hab: Sandy wash. Cov. Density: Sparse.) Three males in flight display with feet hanging down as they circle. There is sparse grass - 1 ft. high from some rains. Grass here will get knee high. WE found 3 nests - holes dug in sand and lined with twigs in shade of asparagus fern-type leafy plant described on tape. Other Behaviors: Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Desert, Subtropical Desert, Scrub.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5 PRO II
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 60
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
1 Feb 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
19 Mar 2010 by Jessie Barry
Edited

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