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Black-legged Kittiwake (pollicaris)

Rissa tridactyla pollicaris

ML136484


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Michael Andersen
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eBird Checklist S3222928
Lake Clark National Park; Duck Island
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 60.1475, -152.55 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: Vocalizations recorded in MS stereo at a cliff face nesting colony with about 30 pairs. Recorded with a Sound Devices 744T with MP-2 and Sennheiser MKH20 + MKH30 in flat. Best segment between 11:00-15:00, with the loudest outburst at 14:20. Two announcements, one at the end of each segment, are low level. Recorded at low tide. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact, Depart, Arrive, Mate, Social Context: Colony. Habitat: Cliff, Island, Rocky.

Background Species

Black Oystercatcher - Haematopus bachmani
Common Murre - Uria aalge
Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens
Golden-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia atricapilla

Technical Information

Recorder
Sound Devices 744T
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 20; Sennheiser MKH 30
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
12 Dec 2007 by Michael Andersen
Digitized
6 Dec 2007 by Michael Andersen
Edited
12 Dec 2007 by Michael Andersen

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