Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

ML4313


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Randolph Little
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Warren Y. Brockelman
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MEDICINE LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Montana, United States
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Age and Sex
Unknown – 2
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: SCREAMS OF A PAIR OF SWAINSON'S HAWKS, BOTH IN FLIGHT AND IN A SMALL ELM TREE, SOMETIMES BEING HECKLED BY BOTH EASTERN AND WESTERN KINGBIRDS, AND COMMON TERNS. SCREAMS GIVEN IN FLIGHT HAVE A MORE WAVERING QUALITY. DECIDUOUS PLANTATION ON STRINGER POINT. Habitat: Lake.

Background Species

Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida
Common Tern - Sterna hirundo
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Western Grebe - Aechmophorus occidentalis
Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm (36in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
3 May 2002 by Shelagh A. Smith
Edited

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