Abert's Towhee

Melozone aberti

ML40516


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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10.0 km NE of Tucson, Sabino Canyon
Pima, Arizona, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
; ;
Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: BNA: Song is heard. CZ 31/03/2004. [Seventeen examples of the Song of BNA (and an eighth beignning at end of recording), each of which is introduced by sharp "peep" calls. There are also lone Territorial Announcement Calls given at 0:23, 0:24, 0:45, 1:02, 1:12 (two), and 1:16. Quality changed from 1 to 2-1, 1-2 (BEST after 1:18) - CAM - 24 May 2005]. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Stream, Riparian, Desert, Scrub.

Background Species

Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Cactus Wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Gila Woodpecker - Melanerpes uropygialis
Verdin - Auriparus flaviceps
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4200
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 106T
Accessories
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
31 Mar 2004 by Claudia Zan
Edited

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