Great Blue Heron (Blue form)

Ardea herodias [herodias Group]

ML31442


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1.0 km S of Newport
Oregon, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 44.6, -124.0333 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Tags
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Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Bkground Sounds: Cassette roar. Species Sound or Soc. Contact: Infrequent. Breeding Status: Not breeding. Behav. Context: Distress, threat. Visual Display: Yes? Env. Zone: Coastal. General Climate: Wet. Gen. Habitat: Estuarine. Cover Density: None. Copy Recorder: ATR-700, 2 trk.) First figure (syllable) is Gooo call that in this case accompanied an attack during a pursuit flight but is also sometimes given during Full Forward lunges. The last two figures are a Roh-roh-roh call given by one of the GBHs in the pursuit flight but it is not known if the same GBH gave both sets of calls. [Orig. cut is off-speed.Vari-speed used on ATR-700, 9 o'clock position. Mic inputs (20 db attenuation) used for copy.]. Number of individuals=UU1-2;. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Deciduous Forest, Mudflat.

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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