Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

ML3548


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Arthur A. Allen
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ITHACA; LABORATORY OF ORNITHOLOGY
Tompkins, New York, United States
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified
Captive
Captive

Media notes

A new mated pair from Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge placed on pond with other birds from the area already on the pond. A) Triumph calls of male after charging another male (at approximately 0:25). B) A challenge (growl) followed by a real fight when male birds clinched and beat each other and the water with their wings while calling. The low "growl" is the challenge. (Fight at approximately 0:49) C) Another challenge (approximately 0:24) D) Another challenger (approximately 0:26) E) Male on guard, "talking" to female (approximately 1:43). Other Behaviors: Fight. Habitat: Pond.

Technical Information

Recorder
PRESTO PT900
Microphone
Western Electric 633A
Accessories
Parabola (Unknown Diameter/Focal Length)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
30 Apr 2002 by Shelagh A. Smith
Edited

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