Great Blue Heron (Blue form)

Ardea herodias [herodias Group]

ML39886


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William V. Ward
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13.0 km W of Grants Pass; Josephine City; Whitehorse Park
Josephine, Oregon, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 42.4333, -123.45 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Backgrnd: loud airplane on 1st part, later is better; Species Sound: Isolated; Breeding Status: Not Breeding; Sound Delivery Rate: Sporadic; Cover Den: Med; General Climate: Arid; Format: 1/2 TRK stereo; Noise Reduction: Dolby B 1C; Bias: metallic; Equalization Type IV,70US) -10db. My first opportunity to tape this species squawking as it flies overhead. An airplane spoiled the first part, but the latter half is better. Previous tapes all made in colonies at nesting time. Other Behaviors: Emit Alarm. Habitat: Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, River, Lagoon, Thicket/Brush, Second-growth, Scrub.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5M
Microphone
Accessories
Parabola 45.7cm/11.4cm (18in/4.5in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
12 Apr 2001 by Marilyn Moskal
Digitized
18 Aug 2005 by James Napoli
Edited
11 Oct 1988 by Gail P. Senesac

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