Eastern Whip-poor-will

Antrostomus vociferus

ML237768481


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Wil Hershberger
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eBird Checklist S69494604
Sleepy Creek WMA, Sleepy Creek road 2.1 mile west of ranger station at last hairpin turn before the top of Third Hill Mtn
Berkeley, West Virginia, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.5118, -78.1382 Map

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

Media notes

Behavior and other notes: Adult male Eastern Whip-poor-will singing from the road. A conspecific flies in at 11:56 and he changes to the growl-cluck call. The other bird gives some very quiet, throaty calls starting at 12:01. At 13:21 one of the birds gives whit calls and it or the other birds also gives other calls. Recording Time: 0452 (UTC -4). Temperature 14C. Habitat: mixed deciduous woods. Distance to sound source: 10-11 meters. Specific location: Sleepy Creek WMA, high hairpin, Berkeley Co., WV. Latitude 39.511825, Longitude -78.138204. Elevation 488 meters. ID’d by sight and sound; ID confidence 100%. Equipment notes: Stereo, recorder HPF on at 80Hz, -18dB/octave.

Observation details

4 singing males. 1 non-singing individual visiting a singing male.

Technical Information

Recorder
Sound Devices MixPre-6
Microphone
Telinga Pro 7 stereo DAT mic
Accessories
Telinga 57cm parabola
Original file size
250,129KB

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