Kevin J Colver
13 Jun 1990
- 0.5 km E of Calpine; Harnach Ranch
- 39.6833333 -120.4333333
- 1525 meters
- Montane Grassland
- Coniferous Forest
- SONY TCD-D10
- Sennheiser ME 20
- Roche Parabola 60cm/14.5cm (23.6in/5.7in)
BNA: Begging calls of chicks at nest with adult calls.
(RRN: 90-19-23-29; Background Sounds: Z. macroura flight; Number of Animals: ? nestlings, 2 adults; Sex: 1 male, 1 female; Breeding Status: breeding; Sound Category: feeding nestlings; Behavioral Context: female called once on departure from nest; General Climate: arid; General Habitat: edge between pines and sage and grasslands; Cover Density: sparse) Female adult departure calls in 29.
[This represents almost exclusively begging calls by the nestlings, but there are examples of the "few" call described in BNA, apparently given by the adults as they left the nest (at 0:20, 1:23, 2:03, 2:05, 4:52, 5:15, 5:47 (2 - the two BEST examples of this call in this recording), and 6:07). Quality unchanged (2, 1-2 - the BEST parts are between 3:29 and 5:30) - CAM - 10 February 2005]