Song Sparrow (heermanni Group)
Melospiza melodia [heermanni Group]
Sight and Sound
Curtis A Marantz
18 Jun 1998
CaliforniaSan Diego County
- San Luis Rey Picnic Area. 2.5 mi. NW Henshaw Ranger Station
- HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Notes: "song and rattle call of same bird as 112643. conditions same as 112643; clear, mild + (10knot) breeze, low 50's; bird was 12-15m away initially, later, 10m; 1-2m up in dense riparian growth right along the river in sedges and Ribes; intermittent mild (5-10knot) breeze, 50 degrees F. Recorded with HHb PDR-1000, Sennheiser MKH-20 microphone inside a 30" Roche fiberglass parabole, HHb filters in cut position and attenuators off unless noted otherwise." HPF@180. -SBA 04/11/02
BNA: The Song is heard. CZ 28/06/2004.
ML: Subject changed from Melospiza melodia cooperi to M. m. heermani to reflect current taxonomy. --Jay McGowan 14Sep2013
ML: Subject changed from recordist's original identification of Melospiza melodia heermanni to Melospiza melodia [heermanni Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.