Black-tailed Gnatcatcher

Polioptila melanura

ML105531


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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136.0 km S of Marathon; Big Bend National Park; Santa Elena Canyon
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

Media notes

NOTES: unusual song type from canopy of riparian mesquite [This is the "zhee-zhee-zhee" call of BNA (or Type II of Atwood. 1988. Ornithological Monograph 42), but it is probably more appropriately considered the Song of the species. Quality changed from "E" to 1-2 - CAM - 21 December 2004]. Other Behaviors: Court, Advertise. Habitat: River, Riparian.

Background Species

Bell's Vireo - Vireo bellii
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra

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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