Cactus Wren

Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

ML120407


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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8.0 km S of Highway 178; Kelso Creek Road
Kern, California, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified

Media notes

NOTES: "Call and song from a pair of Cactus Wrens... Nesting site was located in Cholla cactus, and both male and female birds were giving calls. Area contained Cholla cactus, Yucca plants, and adjacent boulder strewn hillside." [This recording contains series of "Growl" Calls (0:145-0:22, 3:28-3:335, 3:365-3:395, 3:42-3:43, 3:49-3:515, 4:015-4:05, 4:11-4:155, 4:195-4:23), elements typical of song (0:22, 0:25, 0:27, 0:29, 0:32-0:35, 0:40-0:45, 0:55-0:585, 1:02-1:04, 1:16-1:17, 1:22-1:225, 1:265-1:29, 1:40-1:415, 4:435-4:35, 4:475-4:495, 5:02-5:035, 5:11-5:125, 5:41-5:45), a "Buzz" Series (2:01-2:04), what appear to be series of "Scri" Calls" (0:36-0:40, 0:535, 0:585-1:02, 1:15-1:16, 1:205-1:22, 1:295-1:35, 4:29-4:335, 4:47-4:475, 4:51-5:00, 5:035-5:11, 5:245-5:25), and "Tek" Calls (2:255-2:29, 2:33-2:365, 2:42-2:47, 2:535-2:55, 3:015-3:05, 3:165-3:20, 3:43-3:49, 3:57-4:00, 4:06-4:105, 4:155-4:195, 4:23-4:29, 4:385-4:395, 4:43-4:445). Quality changed from 2-1 to 2-1, 2 - CAM - 11 May 2005].

Technical Information

Recorder
HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 106
Accessories
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
20 Apr 2004 by Martha Fischer
Digitized
20 Apr 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited
20 Apr 2004 by Martha Fischer

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