Great Blue Heron (Blue form)

Ardea herodias [herodias Group]

ML31437


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Range Bayer
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3.5 km S of Newport
Oregon, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 44.6, -124.0333 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
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Comments

NOTES: (Bkground Sounds: Microphone noise at start and calls of young GBHs at end. Species Sound or Soc. Contact: Infrequent. Breeding Status: Territorial paired? Breeding. Behav. Context: Nest relief? parent-young contact? General Climate: Wet. Cover Density: Medium. Copy Recorder: ATR-700 2 trk.) This is the Landing call of heron as it approaches its nest in the Yaquina-S colony. Note the very soft opening figure (syllable). Again, note that the calls of young GBHs start towards the end of the call. Young recognize parent on basis of this call? [Orig. is off-speed. Vari-speed used on ATR-700, 9 o'clock position. Mic inputs (20 db attenuation) used for copy.]. Other Behaviors: Arrive, Advertise, Mate, Perform Visual Display, Social Context: Colony. Habitat: Forest, Coniferous Forest.

Technical Information

Recorder
PANASONIC RQ-413S
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
31 Oct 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
18 Aug 2005 by James Napoli
Edited
28 Mar 1984 by Gregory Budney

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