Black-chinned Sparrow

Spizella atrogularis

ML105528


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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125.0 km S of Marathon; Big Bend National Park
Brewster, Texas, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: song from unknown location on steep slope of desert scrub; recorded in "The Basin" BNA: The Typical Song ("sweet-sweet-te-te-te--tt-tt-t-t-t") is heard. CZ 17/06/2004. [This is typical song of BNA, alternating between the "downslurred" trills (0:05, 0:43) and the "upslurred" trills (0:19, 1:15). This represents S. a. evura based on range; these songs differ noticeably from those in cuts recorded in both California and Arizona. Quality changed from "G" to 1-2 - CAM - 6 January 2005]. Other Behaviors: Court, Advertise. Habitat: Desert.

Background Species

Bell's Vireo - Vireo bellii
Black-capped Vireo - Vireo atricapilla
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea
Cactus Wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Great Crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus crinitus
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos
Scott's Oriole - Icterus parisorum

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4200 REPORT MONITOR
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 106T
Accessories
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
20 Nov 2000 by Matthew D. Medler
Digitized
20 Nov 2000 by Matthew D. Medler
Edited
20 Nov 2000 by Matthew D. Medler

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