African Pitta

Pitta angolensis

ML83219


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Linda Macaulay
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eBird Checklist S38793504
Latitude and Longitude -14.0, 34.0 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Non-vocal; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Frequent) (Cyclic wet-dry climate) (Infrequent) (Medium dense cover) (Frequent) Other behavior: Display Other behavior: Display (Medium dense cover) (Thick cover) Riverine and Palm forest. In thick brush with open horizontal branches inside bush. Male pumps tail alternating blue and red coloring, while calling, gives sound which may in part or all be mechicanically made by wings as jumps straight up throwing wings out and then lands back on the same branch. Described on tape. Other Behaviors: Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Forest.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
16 Sep 1997 by David L. Ross, Jr.
Digitized
7 Mar 2012 by Martha Fischer
Edited
16 Sep 1997 by David L. Ross, Jr.

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