Swainson's Thrush (Russet-backed)

Catharus ustulatus [ustulatus Group]

ML121953


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Curtis Marantz
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Montana de Oro State Park, Coon Creek
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 35.2525, -120.8869 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Bird was initially perched 5 m up and 10 m away in dense willow-riparian corridor along Coon Creek about a half-mile up trail; not seen at first, but then flew up to a dead snag about 8 m up where well seen; steep-walled canyon with Coastal Sage Scrub on slopes and riparian corridor along creek; 10 knot breeze coming down canyon but this spot was sheltered, 50¡F, clear. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Deciduous Forest, Creek, Riparian, Thicket/Brush.

Background Species

Bewick's Wren - Thryomanes bewickii
Nashville Warbler - Leiothlypis ruficapilla
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla

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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