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Greater Prairie-Chicken -- Tympanuchus cupido More
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Behavior
Note

3 Adult Female
35 Adult Male  

100%

Sight

 

Natural
 

call

song

perform visual display

 

 

Bruce W Miller
12 Apr 1986 at 05:20

    Geography
  • United States
    Kansas
    Locality
  • 11.0 km N of Emporia (*see notes)
    Habitats
  • Pasture
  • Grassland
No locations found with lat/long
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • UHER 4000
    Microphones
    Accessories
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Species Sound: Constant. Breeding Status: Territorial. Sound Delivery Rate: High. Cover Density: None.)
From #35 birds (males) facing each other 2-3 at a time displaying. "Cackling" type call from males which appear imm.
Sat in blind at booming ground. Side one two cuts - first at sunup then all birds flew away as hawk soared by. Cut 2 - resumed recordig as soon as birdds came back.
Side 2 - one long cut follows 2 (turned tape).
*See maps in file - Miller, B. for exact location.

BNA: Booming sound (produced by syrinx) heard throughout the recording, described phonetically as "whhooo-doo-dooohh", "zooooo...woooo...youoo", or "whur-ru-rrr". "Cackles" may also be heard. CZ 02/02/2004

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