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Tropical Kingbird -- Tyrannus melancholicus More
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Great Kiskadee -- Pitangus sulphuratus
Great-tailed Grackle -- Quiscalus mexicanus

Walter A Thurber
20 May 1972 at 08:30

    Geography
  • El Salvador
    La Libertad
    Locality
  • Zapotitan
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 13.8   -89.4333333
    Elevation
  • 500 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
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  • UHER 4000L
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    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: SOFT TWITTER - CRIES (HUNGER?) OF YOUNG. ROLLING CHATTER - ALARM AND THREAT CRIES OF ADULT. THREE-NOTE CALL - USUAL VOCALIZATION OF ADULT ON LOOKOUT PERCH. FOUR TYRANNUS MELANCHOLICUS SAN ON AN EXPOSED TWIG. ONE FED A SECOND. ADULTS AND TWO WE 2-3 JUVENILE(S); 1-2 ADULT(S)RE YOUNG. LOUD ROLLING CHATTER OF ADULT ANNOUNCES THE ARRIVAL OF A FEMALE QUISCALUS MEXICANUS CARRYING FOOD IN HER BILL. LONG AS THE QUISCALUS REMAINED QUIET THE TYRANNUS IGNORED HER, BUT IF SHE MOVED SHE WAS IMMEDIATELY ATTACKED. THEN A PITANGUS SULPHUR BNA: Call "tere-ee-ee" or "tril-il-il-iil-l" or "tre'e' e' e' e' eip"; and harsh chatter. mf

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