Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)

Colaptes auratus [cafer Group]

ML150938531



eBird Checklist S54778306
Fletcher Lake
Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada
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Latitude and Longitude 51.7701, -123.0786 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Female
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Not Used

Comments

female outside nesting hole facing tree; natural spacing between songs

Observation details

pair repeated coming in and out of a putative nesting hole 15 m up a 20 trembling aspen snag; observed courtship (fan-tail displays, one copulation); sounds coming from inside hole indicated nest modification underway; female recorded calling both just outside the hole (perched immediately below entrance facing tree and perched inside the hole with head protruding) making the "ha-ha-ha.." call. Recordings to be added

Technical Information

Recorder
Marantz PMD-670
Microphone
Sennheiser ME62
Accessories
Telinga parabola
Original file size
24,585KB

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