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Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)

Sturnella magna [magna Group]

ML26423


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Randolph Little
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Benua Estate; Hocking Co.
Hocking, Ohio, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.4667, -82.6 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: BNA: Chatter, Song, "Dzert." Range status: NORMAL; Breeding status: TERRITORIAL PAIRED; Frequency of sound: AGITATED; General climate: HUMID; Cover density: OPEN; Strata: SONG PERCH; THE RIDGE-TOP FIELD, IN WHICH THIS MEADOWLARK PROBABLYWAS NESTING, WAS BEING MOWED AND BIRDERS WERE LOOKING FOR A NEARBY GRASSHOPPER SPARROW. THE MEADOWLARK WOULD CALL FROM THE MOWED GROUND, FLY OVERHEAD, AND CALL MORE FROM A POWER LINE TRAVERSING THE FIELD. Sound stimulation was (other): NATURAL(NO PLAYBACK). Other Behaviors: Emit Alarm, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Park/Campus/Cemetery.

Background Species

American Goldfinch - Spinus tristis
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea
Purple Martin - Progne subis

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA IV-D
Microphone
Dan Gibson P500
Accessories
Parabola 45.7cm (18in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
28 Mar 2005 by Michael Andersen
Edited

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