Rivoli's Hummingbird

Eugenes fulgens

ML121948


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Curtis Marantz
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Coronado National Forest; Miller Canyon, Miller Peak Trail
Cochise, Arizona, United States
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Flying; Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
; ;
Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: Several hummingbird feeders on northeast facing slope above Beatty's orchard at the base of Miller Canyon; many hummingbirds present; female Broad-billed present but never called; at least 3 (and probably 4-5) male Magnificent Hummingbirds but no females certainly seen; closest feeders were 2 m away, furthest 6-7 m away and all 1/2 to 1 1/2 m up, most hanging from small juniper and scrub oak trees; following second announcement, I moved to a point 4-10 m from feeders; upper 70s, clear, breezy (intermittent 10-15 knot breeze, now coming up the canyon); unbroken recording with two internal announcements. Number of individuals=AM3-5;. Other Behaviors: Scold, Fight. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Canyon.

Background Species

Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna
Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Black-chinned Hummingbird - Archilochus alexandri
Black-headed Grosbeak - Pheucticus melanocephalus
Broad-tailed Hummingbird - Selasphorus platycercus
Dusky-capped Flycatcher - Myiarchus tuberculifer
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria
Plumbeous Vireo - Vireo plumbeus
White-throated Swift - Aeronautes saxatalis

Technical Information

Recorder
HHB PORTADAT PDR 1000
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 20
Accessories
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
13 Jul 2005 by Curtis Marantz
Digitized
13 Jul 2005 by Martha Fischer
Edited
13 Jul 2005 by Martha Fischer

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