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Red-bellied Woodpecker -- Melanerpes carolinus More
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1 Adult Female  

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Sight and Sound

 

 

call

mechanical sound

bill drumming

perform visual display

 

Sound stimulation was (other): PLAYBACKOWN SONG. Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song.  

Red-winged Blackbird -- Agelaius phoeniceus
Northern Cardinal -- Cardinalis cardinalis
American Crow -- Corvus brachyrhynchos
Blue Jay -- Cyanocitta cristata
Red-bellied Woodpecker -- Melanerpes carolinus
Field Sparrow -- Spizella pusilla

Randolph S Little
30 Apr 1978 at 07:30

    Geography
  • United States
    Ohio
    Locality
  • 2.0 km E of Gahanna
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 39.9666667   -83.0
    Elevation
  • 280 meters
    Habitats
  • Forest
    Features
  • Second-growth
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA IV-D
    Microphones
  • Dan Gibson P500
    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Range status: NORMAL; Breeding status: TERRITORIAL PAIRED; Frequency of sound: SPORADIC; General climate: HUMID; Cover density: MEDIUM; PLAYBACK OF 'WHURR' CALL ELICITED MORE OF THE SAME; OTHERWISE THE BIRD WOULD SOON QUIET DOWN AND GO BACK INTO THE NEST CAVITY WITHOUT VOCALIZING. 1 ADULT(S); FEMALE

BNA: "Kwirr" calls are heard along with tapping. CZ 23/02/2004. [Twenty-three examples of the "Kwirr" Call of BNA (0:09, 0:14, 0:32, 0:38, 0:51, 0:59, 1:03, 1:53, 2:02, 2:05, 2:13, 2:21, 2:26, 2:35, 2:37, 2:41, 2:43, 2:59, 3:07, 3:10, 3:24, 3:31, 3:37), three series that represent either multiple "Cha" Calls or "Cha" Groups (0:19-0:25), and some soft tapping, apparently from inside the nest hole (1:13-1:42). Quality changed from 1-2 to 2-1 (at least for kwirr calls) - CAM - 4 May 2005]

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