Gregory F Budney
Theodore A Parker, III
14 May 1989
- 7.6 km E of Abita Springs; just off Rt. 36, 0.4 km S of Mid-State Turf Farm
- Coniferous Forest
- Active Agricultural
- NAGRA IV-S
- Sennheiser MKH 106T
- Roche Parabola 60cm/14.5cm (23.6in/5.7in)
NOTES: The bird was perched 18-25' up in a 35' oak. The oak was is located in an open pine forest (forest canopy ~80' high). Bird sang with head back and mandibles wide open. Three other birds were noteds as counter singing in the background. Low cut filter on Sennheiser BP-2 power module filter engaged.
BNA: The Primary Song (with clear introductory note) is heard. CZ 29/06/2004.