Seaside Sparrow (Dusky)

Ammospiza maritima nigrescens

ML15064


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Robert C. Stein
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William W. H. Gunn
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MERRITT ISLAND; NEAR TITUSVILLE
Florida, United States
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: A.M. NIGRESCENS. SONG--A BUZZY 'O-KA-LEE'. Sex: 1 UNKNOWN BNA: Primary Song is heard. CZ 01/06/2004. [Fifty-five examples of Primary Song, as described in BNA account. There are two different song-types here, with the bird switching song-types between 3:12 and 3:18. The first of the two song-types is similar to that found in LNS #15061 and 15070, but the second type is not represented in other recordings. There is a "cryptic" stop-start at 6:06. Quality changed from 2-1 to 2-1, 1-2 (BEST after 2:40 and especially after 6:20 - this is the BEST cut available for this subspecies) - CAM - 18 March 2005]. Other Behaviors: Advertise, Court. Habitat: Wetland, Marine, Salt Marsh.

Background Species

Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus
Least Tern - Sternula antillarum
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG C60
Accessories
Parabola 61cm/15cm (24in/6in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
18 Jul 2001 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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