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American Avocet -- Recurvirostra americana More
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Age/Sex
Identification
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Behavior
Note

3 Adult  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

Social context: mixed

flush

perform visual display

emit alarm

fly

 

 

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Randolph S Little
6 Jun 1989 at 07:55

    Geography
  • United States
    California
    Plumas County
    Locality
  • 20.0 km N of Sierraville; Dyson Lane
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 39.75   -120.35
    Elevation
  • 1500 meters
    Habitats
  • Pasture
  • Mudflat
  • Freshwater
  • Grassland
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Wetland
  • Pond
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA IV-D
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 404
    Accessories
  • Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: (Background Sounds: airplane; Species Sound: frequent; Breeding Status: not territorial, breeding; Stimulus for Sound: (Jim Steele) photographer approaching on foot near end of cut; Behavioral Context: parent-young contact?, annoyance, threat, distraction display on ground; Sound Delivery Rate: normal, agitated; General Climate: arid; Cover Density: open; Weather: fog mostly burned off; Parabola: 36"/12")Some voc. distortion. LNS Note: Unbroken cut with internal recordist announcement and handling noise gain change. JN 22Aug2005

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