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Aythya valisineria

ML139348911


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valerie heemstra
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eBird Checklist S52442665
Piermont Pier
Rockland, New York, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 41.0428, -73.8975 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Not Used

Media notes

Both sexes were calling/singing. Train whistle at about 35 seconds.

Observation details

Photos and audio collected at 8:45 a.m. Birds were courting. Males were pairing up with females, females were demurely in sleep position but with eyes open. Vocalizing was melodic with several different sounds, including one that sounded like human laughter, another that was like a horse or pig snorting, many repetitive passages.

Technical Information

Recorder
Sound Devices MIXPRE3
Microphone
Telinga ProUniversal parabolic ME62 Sennheiser Omni mic
Accessories
22 inch parabola
Original file size
33,033KB

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