Kea

Nestor notabilis

ML8523


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William V. Ward
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South Island; Nelson Lakes Nat. Park; Mt. Robert
New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -41.7833, 172.8333 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Used

Comments

NOTES: Recorded by: William V. Ward, Jean P. Ward, David D. Ward. Weather: WIND; THIS WILD PARROT WAS FOUND JUST BELOW TIMBERLINE AT THE UPPER END OF A DIRT ROAD THAT ASCENDS FROM LAKE ROTOITI TO A SKI AREA PART WAY UP MT. ROBERT. THIS BIRD FLEW DOWN, POSSIBLY FROM AREAS ABOVE, WHEN IT NOTICED THE ARRIVAL OF OUR CAR. AT FIRST IT HOPPED AROUND ON THE GROUND, NOT RESPONDING TO OUR WHISTLES. THEN IT FLEW INTO A PINE TREE WHERE ITSTARTED VOCALIZATIONS, A BIT CAT-LKE AT FIRST. POSSIBLY A GREETING ORA QUERY FOR FOOD. 1.5HZ HIGH PASS FILTER. Sex: 1 UNKNOWN.

Technical Information

Recorder
MAGNEMITE 610E
Microphone
Altec 688A
Accessories
Parabola 101.6cm/25.4cm (40in/10in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
28 Nov 2000 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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