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Caribbean Elaenia (Caribbean) -- Elaenia martinica [martinica Group] More
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Bruce A Sorrie
11 Mar 1971 at 00:00

    Geography
  • Puerto Rico
    Locality
  • Roosevelt Rds. Naval Station; Se Of Ceiba
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 18.2   -65.6666667
    Elevation
  • 1 meters
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  • Mono
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  • NAGRA III-B
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This bird's notes are the emphatic, reedy, well-spaced ones. Generally is a single "wheeer". Also "wheerit-wheerit" or "wheerit-wheerit-dur-dur-dur, etc." Behavior: "preening, bill-wiping". Habitat: "a former beach, now replaced by Red Mangroves seaward and Black Mangroves landward. On the old beach itself were mostly Black Mangrove, White Mangrove, Coco palms, and some shrubs. This species has since 1960 established itself in the extreme eastern coastal strip of P.R. A Lesser Antillean bird, it prefers dry scrub and mangrove edges.

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