Song Sparrow (fallax Group)
Melospiza melodia [fallax Group]
Sight and Sound
Curtis A Marantz
27 Jun 1998
CaliforniaSan Bernardino County
- W. bank Colorado river, 3km. N. Earp
- 34.1733333 -114.2793333
- HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
- Sennheiser MKH 20
- Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)
NOTES: Notes: "Initially 60-75 m, later 40 m away in tamarisk over dense growth around oxbow pond just west of river; clear, calm to trace breeze, low to mid 90s; seen by MAP, but not by myself; two cuts separated by a voice announcement . First cut 1043, second cut 1046. 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.