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Mississippi Kite -- Ictinia mississippiensis More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

1 Juvenile
1 Adult Female
1 Adult Male  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

Social context: family

establish parent young contact

 

 

Joe B Guinn
26 Aug 1998 at 08:00

    Geography
  • United States
    Tennessee
    Haywood County
    Locality
  • Hatchie River
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 35.4877778   -89.3780556
    Habitats
  • Forest
  • Deciduous Forest
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser ME 62
    Accessories
  • Roche Parabola 60cm/14.5cm (23.6in/5.7in)
    Equipment Note

NOTES: Time: 8-10 am; "Kites have nested here since 1991. Nesting area is in deep bottom land hardwood forest, approx. .3mi. from river. 1 immature being fed by adults. Immature bird never ranged more than 100 meters from white oak tree originally used in 1991. Today these birds were soaring and perching in tops of White oak and Tupelo gum 8'-10' high with a beautiful slough beneath."; Recorded from directly below the nest.

[The calls here represent exclusively the two-syllable, "Phee-phew" Call described in BNA account. Quality added (2 - some quiet road/airplane noise and many cicadas - BEST parts at 2:20-2:57 and 4:57-5:32) - CAM - 28 February 2005]

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