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Great Blue Heron (Blue form) -- Ardea herodias [herodias Group] More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Adult  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

emit alarm

 

 

William V Ward
Jean P Ward
31 Jul 1986 at 07:15

    Geography
  • United States
    Oregon
    Josephine County
    Locality
  • 13.0 km W of Grants Pass; Josephine City; Whitehorse Park
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 42.4333333   -123.45
    Elevation
  • 259 meters
    Habitats
  • Lagoon
  • Forest
  • Coniferous Forest
  • Deciduous Forest
  • River
    Features
  • Thicket/Brush
  • Second-growth
  • Scrub
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • SONY TC-D5M
    Microphones
    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm/11.4cm (18in/4.5in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Backgrnd: loud airplane on 1st part, later is better; Species Sound: Isolated; Breeding Status: Not Breeding; Sound Delivery Rate: Sporadic; Cover Den: Med; General Climate: Arid; Format: 1/2 TRK stereo; Noise Reduction: Dolby B 1C; Bias: metallic; Equalization Type IV,70US)
-10db.
My first opportunity to tape this species squawking as it flies overhead. An airplane spoiled the first part, but the latter half is better. Previous tapes all made in colonies at nesting time.

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