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Orchard Oriole -- Icterus spurius

Walter A Thurber
9 Feb 1972 at 17:45

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

NOTES: Breeding status: TERRITORIAL PAIRED; FEMALE - WHISTLE-RAACK; MALE - ORIOLE-LIKE CHIRP. THESE SHORT SNATCHES PRESENT THE WHISTLE-SCREAM OF FEMALE IN VICINITY OF NEST. THE FIRST IS TYPICAL. IN THE SECOND CAN BE HEARD THE CHIRPS OF THE MALE AS HE APPROACHED WITH A MOUSE; FEMALE VOCALIZES AS SHE GOES TO MEET HIM AND RETURNS WITH THE MOUSE. THE THIRD PRESENTS HER CALLS AS SHE CIRCLES THE NEST AS THOUGH EXERCISING AFTER A LONG PERIOD OF INCUBATION. THE FOURTH PRESENTS HER NOTES AS SHE SITS ON A BRANCH NEAR THE NEST WHILE THE MALE CIRC

[These calls appear to represent the "eee-grack"and guttural "grrrkkk" calls described in BNA account. Quality unchanged (2) - CAM - 23 November 2004]

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