Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Dryobates scalaris

ML45033


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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3.0 km W of Salineno; below Falcon Dam
Texas, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Sp. sound: infreq; Breeding Stat: ?territorial, ?breeding; Gen. Climate: transition btwn humid and arid) Slight distortion on some voc. BNA: Call Notes is what is likely heard in the recording. The note is described as the "Peek Call." CZ 26/02/2004. [There are indeed six examples here of the "peek" Call Note of BNA. Quality unchanged (2 - approaching 2-1, but with a bit of wind noise) - CAM - 19 April 2005]. Habitat: Deciduous Forest, River, Riparian, Thicket/Brush.

Background Species

Golden-fronted Woodpecker - Melanerpes aurifrons
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4200
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 816T
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
6 Nov 2000 by Marilyn Moskal
Digitized
26 Feb 2004 by Claudia Zan
Edited
18 Aug 1989 by Thomas Paolangeli

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