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Mountain Bluebird -- Sialia currucoides More
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Behavior
Note

1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

mechanical sound

perform visual display

 

Sound stimulation was (other): possibly my presence.  

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Randolph S Little
7 Jun 1990 at 09:15

    Geography
  • United States
    California
    Locality
  • 16.0 km SE of Loyalton; Jones Valley
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 39.5833333   -120.1166667
    Elevation
  • 2100 meters
    Habitats
  • Forest
  • Coniferous Forest
  • Evergreen Forest
    Features
  • Second-growth
    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: BNA: Song, calls.
LNS Note: Unbroken cut with internal recordist announcement gain change (MJA, 1Feb2005).
(Species Sound: frequent; Breeding Status: territorial paired, breeding; Behavioral Context: mate contact?, annoyance?; General Climate: arid; Cover Density: medium; Filtering: yes - filter on Nagra moved from step 4 to step 1 part way throu recording [announced on tape]) Copied at LNS onto AGFA PEM468, then edited by RSL. this recording was made while seated on a log below the nest hole of this pair of bluebirds, with the parabolic reflector propped on my toes an aimed almost straight upward.

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