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Couch's Kingbird

Tyrannus couchii

ML45025


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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23.0 km SE of McAllen; Santa Ana NWR
Texas, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 2
Sounds
Behaviors
Breeding
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Comments

NOTES: (Sp. sound: infreq.); (Breeding Stat: territorial, ?breeding); (Sound Cat: ?call); (Sound Deliv: sporadic); (Vis Display with sound: ?no); (Gen. climate: humid); (Cover Density: med.); BNA: could be Greeting Calls rapid series of "Dzh"; Call "kip". mf [This recording has three parts, the first and third each having series of Locomotory Hesitation Vocalizations (LHVs) like those of Figure 5:5b of Smith (1966. Communication and relationships in the genus Tyrannus. Publ. Nuttall Ornith. Cl. 6), these not described in BNA. The second part contains nine Incipient Locomotory Hesitance Vocalizations (ILHVs, or the "kip" calls of BNA). Quality added (2 - but the second LHV may be overloaded slightly) - CAM - 22 December 2004]. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Deciduous Forest.

Background Species

Altamira Oriole - Icterus gularis
Plain Chachalaca - Ortalis vetula
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4200
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 816T
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
3 Nov 2000 by Marilyn Moskal
Digitized
11 May 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited
18 Aug 1989 by Thomas Paolangeli

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