Mascarene Martin

Phedina borbonica

ML72142


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Jennifer F. M. Horne
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840.0 km E of Madagascar; Bras d'Eau
Mauritius
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Recordist's Tape #13A & B. Time: 1000 ++. Bkground Sounds: Machines, wind, "waves," sea, etc. Phaethon sp.l passing over. No. of Animals/Sex: Immature(s), adult(s), male(s), female(s) [No numbers specified - AF]. Behav. Context: Cliff face colony birds flying & perched.) A breeding colony of these swallows along the cliff face at Baie du Cap. with individuals flying high overhead and perched high on cliff face. Both wind and sea and then road and people were (all) a problem. There is one sequence could have been courtship feeding ("engine," cows background). The cut improves towards the end when conditions improved. Section at end of the continuation is better.

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
8 Oct 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
7 Feb 2012 by Brad Walker
Edited

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