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Westland Petrel

Procellaria westlandica

ML973


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William V. Ward
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Newton McConochie
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Westland; N Of Barrytown
New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -42.2333, 171.2833 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: Recorded by: William V. Ward, Newton McConochie, T. Hartley-Smith. ON HILLSIDE UNDER TREE ROOTS FOUND SEVERAL BURROWS - TWO OCCUPIED. BIRDS SILENT. DARKNESS FELL ABOUT 1830; A FEW BIRDS CAME CIRCLING IN. WIND AND A FEW RASPING CHATTERS OF BIRDS RECORDED. WIND STOPPED; BIRDS BECAME NOISIER AND RECORDINGS MADE (BIRDS AT OR NEAR BURROWS). RAPID CHITTERING AND SLOWER CAWING. NOT MUCH RESEMBLANCE TO SHEARWATER MOANINGS. SEE: RECORDS CANTERBURY MUSEUM (CHRISTCHURCH) VOL. 5 NO. 2 PP.111-113; 15NOV46. (FALLA'S DESCRIPTION OF DISCOVERY BY SCHOOL CHILDREN; WINTER; Other recordist(s): HARTLEY-SMITH;.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
3 Jan 2006 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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