Greater Scaup

Aythya marila

ML130800


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Michael Andersen
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eBird Checklist S2385390
Ester
Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 64.907, -147.9378 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Pair of birds were swimming together in a freshwater marsh/pond. Unsure whether these vocalizations were from the male or female. I suspect they are from the male. The male was swimming (passively chasing?) the female. No strong aggresion was witnessed. Habitat: Wetland, Pond.

Background Species

Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
Mew Gull - Larus canus
Solitary Sandpiper - Tringa solitaria
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus

Technical Information

Recorder
Sound Devices 744T
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 20
Accessories
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
4 Aug 2006 by Michael Andersen
Digitized
3 Aug 2006 by Michael Andersen
Edited
4 Aug 2006 by Michael Andersen

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