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Rufous-winged Woodpecker

Piculus simplex

ML31395


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Barbara Spencer
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La Selva Biological Station
Heredia, Costa Rica
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Latitude and Longitude 10.4288, -84.0128 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Used

Comments

NOTES: ML: Subject changed from Piculus leucolaemus to P. simplex per Andrew Spencer and the recordist's voice announcement. -Matt Medler, 24 Oct 2016. (Species Sound Contact: Intermittent. Frequency of Sound: High. Breeding Status: Territorial paired. General Climate: Wet, humid. Habitat Type: Arboretum. Cover Density: Medium. Copy Recorder: ATR-700 2 trk.) Sounds like sapsucker [downward] "whew. pair. Excavated hole in dead tree about 40' high. Female handed material to male. Rattle call is not Rufous-winged Woodpecker. Probably Cinnamon Woodpecker. [P.I. simplex. Vari-speed used on ATR-700, 2 o'clock position. Mic inputs (20 db attenuation) used on last section of copy.]. Response to playback: Different song. Other Behaviors: Mate. Habitat: Rainforest, Evergreen Forest, Edge.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TCM-5000
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 80
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
16 Jul 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
23 Feb 2011 by David McCartt
Edited
21 Mar 1984 by Gregory Budney

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