Biscutate Swift

Streptoprocne biscutata

ML68293


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Davis Finch
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Itaimbezinho Canyon in Aparados da Serra N.P.
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Age and Sex
Adult – 300
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: (Time: 1715-1740. Distance: 30/40 - 100 m. Species Sound: Frequent. Breeding Status: Breeding? Behav. Context: Courtship? Mating invitation? Habitat Type: Open sky over deep canyon. Water Assoc: Waterfall.) Sounds from a swirling flock of about 300 birds, over Itaimbezinho Canyon. Some shrill bursts occdurred when two birds would dive together steeply downward into the canyon. These five successive cuts total 14 min, 10 sec. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Canyon.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5 PRO II
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 816T
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
7 Sep 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
15 Jan 2012 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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