Blue Jay

Cyanocitta cristata

ML232827071


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Wil Hershberger
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eBird Checklist S68782246
Wood Song, 1.5 km WSW of Johnsontown
Berkeley, West Virginia, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.575, -78.0545 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Unknown
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Not Used

Media notes

Behavior and other notes: Adult Blue Jay giving "pump-handle" calls. Shortly after it landed and started calling, a conspecific landed near it and began hammering at the twigs it was sitting on with its bill. The other bird only made non-vocal sounds. Recording Time: 0601 (UTC -4). Temperature 2C. Habitat: mixed deciduous woods. Distance to sound source: 12 meters. Specific location: Wood Song, Berkeley Co., WV. Latitude 39.575464, Longitude -78.056623. Elevation 156 meters. ID’d by sight and sound; ID confidence 100%. Equipment notes: Recorder HPF on at 80Hz, -12dB/octave.

Technical Information

Recorder
Sound Device 702
Microphone
Senn. MKH8020
Accessories
30” Roche Parabola
Original file size
41,168KB

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