Scissor-tailed Nightjar

Hydropsalis torquata

ML91075


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Glayson Bencke
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Rio Abrangio
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Latitude and Longitude -30.8483, -52.5669 Map

Age and Sex
Male – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: Habitat: Dirt road near swamps, open country and patches of lowland forest Remarks: A male with tail not fully developed displaying and singing from its perch on the ground, in the middle of the road. The recording includes snaps produced by the bird as it lifed slightly off the ground in single short jumps, a series of songs (high-pitched "TZEEKs"), and the noise produced as the bird took off. The last noise was heard also from the same male as it flew after a female in the same place just before recording. Other Behaviors: Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Forest, Grassland, Edge.

Background Species

Swainson's Flycatcher - Myiarchus swainsoni

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TCM-5000EV
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 66
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
16 Jul 1998 by Martha Fischer
Digitized
18 May 2006 by James Napoli
Edited
16 Jul 1998 by Martha Fischer

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