Western Bluebird

Sialia mexicana

ML42246


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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26.0 km NW of Calpine; Carmen Valley
California, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: BNA: Calls. Breeding status: Territorial, Breeding Behavior context: ?alarm ?threat [This represents almost exclusively the "cut-cut-cut," Chatter Call described in BNA account, but there are two soft, "few" calls given when the bird apparently shifted position (0:465-0:475). Quality changed from 2 to 2, 2-1 (BEST parts are at 1:55-2:06 (except call at 1:59) and 0:04-0:13) - CAM - 10 February 2005]. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Coniferous Forest, Pasture.

Background Species

Vesper Sparrow - Pooecetes gramineus
Western Wood-Pewee - Contopus sordidulus

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
1 Jun 1999
Digitized
3 Feb 2005 by Michael Andersen
Edited
7 Dec 1988

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