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Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

ML43101


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William W. H. Gunn
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slough beside Hwy. 11 To Hwy 60 + 1 North
Alberta, Canada
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Comments

NOTES: "Q3 (1-2 filtered)Requires filtering, see card; Large Courting Party, sounds accompanying headthrow; take-offs + wing whislte" (WWHG) [This rather long cut contains many examples of both the "zeee-ZEEE" and the "rrrt" calls (both are well represented at 4:22-4:43), which are described and pictured (in Figures II and III, respectively) on page 663 of Cramp et al. (1977. The birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Birds of the Western Palearctic. Vol. 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford), but neither are well described in BNA. These are apparently the most typical calls given by displaying males. Quality changed from 3 to 2-3 (with a good signal for some calls, but a bit busy with several other species in background, and a bit of road/train etc. noise - BEST part probably at 4:20-6:39) - CAM - 18 March 2005]. Other Behaviors: Depart, Court.

Background Species

American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos

Technical Information

Recorder
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
9 Aug 1999 by Geert Dhondt
Digitized
23 May 2000 by Matthew Medler
Edited
by Gail P. Senesac

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