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Large-billed Tern

Phaetusa simplex (Gmelin, JF 1789)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Caio Brito 2018-07-28 Ilhas de Jaci-Paraná, Rondônia (Brazil) (0 m) canto -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

556483
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Mauricio Cuellar Ramirez (@Birding.travel) 2020-09-18 Finca San Jorge, Morelia/Caquetá, Caquetá (Colombia) (240 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

589897
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Peter Boesman 2021-11-21 Caño La Rompida, Vichada, Santa Rita (Colombia) Call -

Calls of adults and juveniles.

693745
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Daniel Lane 2011-02-24 10 km S Pocone on Transpantaneira, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso (Brazil) (115 m m) call - Calls (in alarm over my presence?) of several birds in flight over my head. Near end, calls cut off as two birds nearly collide. 75707
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex GABRIEL LEITE 2016-10-22 Manacapuru, Amazonas, Amazonas (Brazil) (10 m) flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

340158
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Herman van Oosten 2013-09-26 Peninsula Atalaya, Ucayali Region, Ucayali (Peru) (220 m) flight call -

Two birds flying briefly above us.

Highpass 300Hz, volume up.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

152428
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Robson Silva e Silva 08-07-2008 Estação de Pesquisa do Canguçu - Pium - Tocantins State, Brazil (Brazil) (? m) (A) -   39131
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Carlos M. Grassini 27-04-2010 Costa campo de Adhemar Dri, lago Salto Grande, 7 Km al Sur de Federación, Entre Ríos, Argentina, Entre Ríos (Argentina) (30 m) alarm call (A) - One adult flying over the coastline. 48197
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Guillermo Treboux 2020-12-27 Bancos del caraballo, Colón (Argentina) (0 m) adult, flight call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

630542
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex simplex Jeremy Minns 2002-09-27 Rio Caurés, AM, Amazonas (Brazil) (20 m) flight call -

Rio Urupendiaú, at mouth of rio Caurés - natural calls by two birds overhead

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

228815
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Bernabe Lopez-Lanus ??-??-2009 Reserva Rincon Santa Maria, Ituzaingo, Corrientes, Argentina (Argentina) (? m) Song (A) -   48641
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Dante Buzzetti 1999-09-20 Rio Araguaia,Parque Estadual do Cantão,Pium,Tocantins, Pium (Brazil) (160 m) song,call -

DCB 279-1

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

668764
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Caio Brito 2018-07-28 Ilhas de Jaci-Paraná, Rondônia (Brazil) (0 m) canto -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

556482
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Bernabe Lopez-Lanus ??-??-2008 Estancia El Potrero, Gualeguaychu_Entre Rios, Argentina (Argentina) (45 m) Song (A) -   48640
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Roger Ahlman 2014-05-04 Garzacocha, Sucumbios, Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (180 m) call -

Call from a bird flying around our canoe in a flooded marshy lake

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

182559
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex David Geale 06-06-2011 Rio Heath, opposite Pto. Juliaca, Bolivia (Bolivia) (200 m) Calls? (A) - In flight. First one bird overhead alarmed with recordist, then two together flying off. Possibly nest about 100 m. away. Strong echo on some calls. 82809
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Oscar Humberto Marín Gómez & Juan Pablo López 2012-07-15 Caño Orosi, Finca Candalayes, Vereda Candalayes, Trinidad, Casanare, Casanare (Colombia) (180 m) flight call -

En vuelo..Reference:OHM_JPL_B_B2

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

244963
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Fernando Igor de Godoy 2021-03-18 Iturama, Iturama, Minas Gerais, Iturama (Brazil) (480 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

708669
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2020-11-05 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Santa Rita do Novo destino (Brazil) (500 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

604267
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Fernando Igor de Godoy 2021-03-18 Iturama, Iturama, Minas Gerais, Iturama (Brazil) (480 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

708670
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Peter Boesman 2010-07-30 Padre Island near Cumaceba lodge, Loreto, Loreto (Peru) call - [sono] 270895
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Peter Boesman 2021-11-21 Caño La Rompida, Vichada, Santa Rita (Colombia) Call -

Calls of adults and juveniles.

693746
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Peter Boesman 1996-06-22 Tacarigua dam, Falcon, Falcón (Venezuela) (0 - 40 m) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 20 side A track 41 seq. A)

227619
xeno-canto.org
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex Robert S. Ridgely 1992-09-00 Sucumbíos: Island in Río Aguarico, Napo (Ecuador) (190 m) flight calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

274936
xeno-canto.org
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