Nelson's Sparrow (Atlantic Coast)

Ammospiza nelsoni subvirgata

ML102267


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Charles Duncan
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8.0 km S of Lubec
Maine, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 44.8167, -66.95 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 2
Sounds
Non-vocal; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Species Sound or Soc. Contact: Constant. Breeding Status: Breeding. Sound Delivery Rate: High. Gen. Climate: Humid. Cover Density: Open. Strata: Song perch.) This is A. nelsoni subvirgatus, "Acadian" race. Sequence of individuals, both using the same song perch! --is described on voice label. BNA: Primary Song is heard. CZ 01/06/2004. [Ninety-three songs of the coastal subspecies, A. n. subvirgatus. Based on the voice annotation, it appears that several different birds are highlighted here. Quality changed from ~1 to 1-2 (approaching 1, but with faint fog horn and a few ohter birds) - CAM - 10 March 2005]. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Marine, Meadow, Brackish Shoreline.

Background Species

Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis

Technical Information

Recorder
TASCAM DA-P1
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 62
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
15 Aug 2002 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
1 Oct 2002 by Mark E. Reaves
Edited
2 Oct 2002 by Mark E. Reaves

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