Song Sparrow (fallax Group)
Melospiza melodia [fallax Group]
Curtis A Marantz
26 Jun 1998
- west bank Colorado river, S. Blythe
- 33.485 -114.6008333
- HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Notes: " song. 60 m away in draw (probably containing a small pond) just west of dike road for river; unseen in thick vegetation comprising Plukia, tamarisk, and some willows with Typha in wetter areas near water; not in larger trees, but instead in smaller bushes closer to the pond; trace breeze, clear, low 100s 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 saltonis to M. m. fallax to reflect current taxonomy. --Jay McGowan 14Sep2013
ML: Subject changed from recordist's original identification of Melospiza melodia fallax to Melospiza melodia [fallax Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.