Atitlan Grebe

Podilymbus gigas

ML943


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Anne LaBastille
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Lake Atitlan shore line
Sololá, Guatemala
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Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Duet; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: (No. of Animals: Adults, male and female. Species Sound or Soc. Contact: Frequent. Breeding Status: Territorial, breeding. Special Song Type: Territorial call male. Gen. Climate: Cyclic wet-dry. Sound Delivery Rate: Normal, agitated. Visual Display: Throat swells, hunches down (see photos). Parabola: Umbrella.)See Wildlife Monograph #37, The Wildlife Society 1974, Ecology and Management of the Atitlan Grebe, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. SERIES OF PUMPING SOUNDS MUCH LIKE PIED-BILLED GREBE. ORIGINAL: WEBCOR AT 1 7/8 IPS. COPIED ON NAGRA III AT 7.5 IPS BY L.I.DAVIS. Response to playback: Normal song. Other Behaviors: Advertise, Mate, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Lake. Elevation: 152 m.

Technical Information

Recorder
WEBCOR UNSPECIFIED MODEL
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
27 Feb 2003 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
5 Nov 2010 by Jessie Barry
Edited

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