Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea

ML136373


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Michael Andersen
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Council Road; Safety Bridge
Nome, Alaska, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 64.4728, -164.7396 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 4
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Flying; Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Calls in flight from several individuals including a loud interaction sequence from four individuals at 0:53 and a diving splash at 1:49. Otherwise, there are four standard "keer" calls throughout this recording at 0:13, 0:38, 1:31, and 1:48. Recorded at the mouth of Safety Sound east of Nome on the Seward Peninsula. Sound Devices 744T with 160Hz HPF and Telinga Pro6 in flat. Habitat: Dune, Beach.

Background Species

Arctic Tern - Sterna paradisaea
Black-legged Kittiwake - Rissa tridactyla
Eastern Yellow Wagtail - Motacilla tschutschensis
Glaucous Gull - Larus hyperboreus
Mew Gull - Larus canus

Technical Information

Recorder
Sound Devices 744T
Microphone
Accessories
Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
29 Nov 2007 by Michael Andersen
Digitized
28 Nov 2007 by Michael Andersen
Edited
29 Nov 2007 by Michael Andersen

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