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Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Velasquez's) -- Melanerpes aurifrons [santacruzi Group] More
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Walter A Thurber
29 Apr 1974 at 00:00

    Geography
  • El Salvador
    Usulután
    Locality
  • Hacienda Los Pinos
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 13.3333333   -88.6666667
    Elevation
  • 50 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
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  • UHER 4000L
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    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: 29APR74-05MAY74. FLOOD-PLAIN PASTURES WITH HEDGEROWS, SCATTERED TALL TREES, AND REMNANT OF FLOOD-PLAIN FOREST. HERE ARE PRESENTED SOME MISCELLANEOUS SOUNDS PRODUCED BY M. AURIFRONS. THE CHISELING SOUNDS WERE PRODUCED WHEN FEEDING. THE TAPPING SOUNDS SEEM TO HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WHEN A BIRD WAS SEARCHING FOR A RESONANT LIMB ON WHICH TO DRUM. THE REMAINDER OF THE SOUNDS ARE VOCALIZATIONS. THIS SPECIES IS VERY VOCAL BUT RECORDING IS DIFFICULT BECAUSE VOCALIZATIONS CANNOT BE ANTICIPATED AND THE BIR

BNA: Tapping can be heard as well as possibly the "Tsuka-Tsuka" call, followed by the "Churr Call." CZ 23/02/2004.

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