Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Selasphorus platycercus

ML21140


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Herb Martyr; Basin Trail
Arizona, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Non-vocal
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
; ;
Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Breeding Status: Territorial unknown. Behav. Context: Foraging and doing pendululm flight 6" from ground in ravine. Gen. Climate: Dry. Cover Density: Sparse.) Announcement on tape should say "Broad-tailed" rather than "Broad-billed." [This represents primarily the wing buzz of a male, at first apparently during a "whisking flight display" (0:00-0:13), combined with a soft chittering at 0:055, and then series of tinny chip notes as the bird flew off (0:09, 0:105, 0:11). Additional calls at 0:135-0:16, 0:34, and 1:02. All times based on beginning of recording as measured from species reel. Quality unchanged (2-3) - CAM - 10 May 2005] LNS NOTE: Unbroken cut with internal recordist announcement/handling noise gain change (MJA, 07 July 2005). Other Behaviors: Court, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, Montane Grassland.

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA IV-D
Microphone
Accessories
Dan Gibson Parabola 45.7cm/11cm (18in/4.3in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
6 Dec 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
8 Jul 2005 by Michael Andersen
Edited
3 Jan 1983 by Steve Greenspun

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