Acorn Woodpecker (Acorn)

Melanerpes formicivorus [formicivorus Group]

ML45158


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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16.0 km SE of Continental; Madera Canyon
Arizona, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 2
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: (Breeding stat: ?territorial, ?breeding; Sound Cat: +drum; Gen.Climate:arid; Cover density: med) BNA: Possibly the "Urrk" call is heard just before the bird is heard flying off. This is followed by what may be the "Karrit-cut" call. At about 59 sec, the "Urrk" call is heard again, followed by the "Waka" call. Towards the end, some brief tapping is heard. CZ 20/02/2004. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Coniferous Forest, Canyon.

Background Species

Bewick's Wren - Thryomanes bewickii
Canyon Wren - Catherpes mexicanus
Mexican Jay - Aphelocoma wollweberi

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
14 Nov 2000 by Marilyn Moskal
Digitized
20 Feb 2004 by Claudia Zan
Edited
23 Aug 1989 by Thomas Paolangeli

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