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Brown-crested Flycatcher (Ometepe)

Myiarchus tyrannulus brachyurus

ML20751


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Walter A. Thurber
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Las Minas de San Cristobal
Morazán, El Salvador
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Latitude and Longitude 13.5833, -88.0833 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 2
Juvenile – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: A YOUNG FLYCATCHER, JUST OUT OFTHE NEST, WAS PERCHED ON A CLOTHESLINE. IT CALLED SHARPLY AND OFTEN. FROM TIME TO TIME AN ADULT FORAGING THROUGH BUSHES RESPONDED; THE INTENSITY OF THE RECORDED NOTES VARIES ACCORDING TO ITS DIRECTION FROM THE MICROPHONE. AT ONE POINT THE ADULT FLEW SWIFTLY AND EXCITEDLY TO THE CLOTHESLINE CALLING LOUDLY. A SECOND FLYCATCHER HAD PERCHED NEARBY, POSSIBLY IN RESPONSE TO THE CALLS OF YOUNG BIRD. THE FIRST ADULT ATTACKED THE NEWCOMER AND DROVE IT AWAY. 1 FLEDGLING(S); 2 ADULT(S). Other Behaviors: Establish Parent Young Contact, Beg.

Background Species

Red Junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Dog (Domestic type) - Canis lupus (Domestic type)

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4000 REPORT IC
Microphone
Accessories
Parabola 45.7cm (18in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
22 Nov 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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