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Eastern Meadowlark -- Sturnella magna More
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Behavior
Note

1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

song

emit alarm

perform visual display

 

Sound stimulation was (other): NATURAL(NO PLAYBACK).  

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Randolph S Little
4 Jun 1978 at 11:05

    Geography
  • United States
    Ohio
    Hocking County
    Locality
  • Benua Estate; Hocking Co.
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 39.4666667   -82.6
    Elevation
  • 300 meters
    Habitats
  • Park/Campus/Cemetery
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA IV-D
    Microphones
  • Dan Gibson P500
    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: BNA: Chatter, Song, "Dzert."

Range status: NORMAL; Breeding status: TERRITORIAL PAIRED; Frequency of sound: AGITATED; General climate: HUMID; Cover density: OPEN; Strata: SONG PERCH; THE RIDGE-TOP FIELD, IN WHICH THIS MEADOWLARK PROBABLYWAS NESTING, WAS BEING MOWED AND BIRDERS WERE LOOKING FOR A NEARBY GRASSHOPPER SPARROW. THE MEADOWLARK WOULD CALL FROM THE MOWED GROUND, FLY OVERHEAD, AND CALL MORE FROM A POWER LINE TRAVERSING THE FIELD.

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