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Chamaea fasciata

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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 35.2333, -120.8814 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: A group of at least five birds, apparently a family, clearly seen together in a Coffeeberry (Rhamnus californica) bush at edge of riparian corridor along Coon Creek Trail; birds were 1-3 m up and 2-6 m (usually 2-4 m) away in a 5 m-tall bush; the undergrowth here was quite dense with Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus), Arroyo Willow (Salix lasiolepis), etc.; I ÒspishedÓ at break in tape to see if birds would call more frequently, but it had no apparent effect; only natural part was copied. A Turkey Vulture flying low overhead in latter part of the cut may have elicited some of these calls; this recording undoubtedly focused on more than one individual in this group; clear, sheltered from wind in canyon bottom, and in the upper 60s. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact, Mate, Establish Parent Young Contact, Social Context: Family. Habitat: Deciduous Forest, Creek, Riparian, Thicket/Brush.

Background Species

California Thrasher - Toxostoma redivivum
Chestnut-backed Chickadee - Poecile rufescens
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria
Nashville Warbler - Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

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

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