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Smith's Longspur

Calcarius pictus

ML130860


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Michael Andersen
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Dalton Highway: Slope Mountain
North Slope, Alaska, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Foraging for long periods between songs (intermittent). As he prepared to sing, it flew up to a tussock just a few inches taller than the rest of the ground to gain a small song perch. After each song, it walked off the tussock to resume foraging. 60F, partly cloudy, breezy. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Arctic Tundra, Tundra.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
21 Dec 2006 by Michael Andersen
Digitized
20 Dec 2006 by Michael Andersen
Edited
21 Dec 2006 by Michael Andersen

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