Randolph S Little
3 Jun 1994
- 12.0 km S of Portola; Carman Valley
- 39.7166667 -120.4666667
- 1550 meters
- Coniferous Forest
- Evergreen Forest
- NAGRA IV-D
- Sennheiser MKH 404
- Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)
NOTES: (Species Sound: frequent; Breeding Status: not territorial?, territorial paired?, breeding; Behavioral context: mate contact?; General Climate: arid; Cover Density: sparse) May be a mated pair, foraging on an abandoned dirt roadway that had grown up with grasses. "First" bird is the male, giving sharp "chic" calls. "Second" bird is the female, giving flat "chack" calls.
BNA: Probably both the Tsip call and the Chack call are heard. CZ 10/06/2004.