Horned Grebe

Podiceps auritus

ML937


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William W. H. Gunn
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2mi E Hy 10 & 1mi S Hy 4; Mimedosa
Manitoba, Canada
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Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: A) A COPULATION SEQUENCE: MALE ON WATER; FEMALE ON A FLOATING MAT OF VEGETATION; MALE SWIMS TOWARD FEMALE GIVING HIGH-PITCHED NOTES; FEMALE RESPONDS WITH LOWER TRIAD NOTES; MALE EMERGES AND MOUNTS GIVING LOUDEST NOTES; THEN JUMPS OFF INTO WATER; BOTH BIRDS PREEN. B) CALLS WHILE ON WATER. Other Behaviors: Copulate, Court, Mate.

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III
Microphone
AKG Unspecified
Accessories
Parabola 61cm (24in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
22 May 2000 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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