Bulwer's Petrel

Bulweria bulwerii

ML969


William V. Ward
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Popoia Island
Hawaii, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 21.3998, -157.7205 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: TEN ACRE CORAL ROCK ISLAND. BIRD MAKES MONOTONOUS 'MOTORBOAT' NOISE AS IT SITS IN A SMALL HOLE IN THE CORAL ROCK. MICROPHONE HAND HELD 2 FT. OVER THE BIRD'S HEAD; IT MADE NO OBJECTION AND RECORDING WAS EASILY MADE. THIS IS A VERY FAINT SOUND Sex: 1 UNKNOWN] GAIN WAS SET AT 75% OF MAXIMUM AND RECORDED LEVEL WAS STILL ONLY -18 DB. BIRD COULD KEEP UP 'MOTORBOAT' NOISE FOR 15-20 MINUTES OR LONGER IN THE FASHION OF A MAINLAND POOR-WILL; Other recordist(s): BREESE P.; Elevation: 1 m.

Technical Information

Recorder
MAGNEMITE 610E
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

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5 Dec 2005 by James Napoli
Edited

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