Ruddy Duck

Oxyura jamaicensis

ML45345


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Randolph Little
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Gregory Budney
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20.0 km N of Sierraville; Dyson Lane
Plumas, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.75, -120.35 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Background Sounds: traffic; Species Sound: infrequent; Breeding Status: territorial, breeding?; Sound Source: bill?; Sound Category: mechanical?; General Climate: arid; Cover Density: open; Parabola: 36"/12"). Other Behaviors: Advertise, Court, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Grassland, Wetland, Freshwater, Deciduous Forest, Mudflat, Pond, Pasture.

Background Species

American Coot (Red-shielded) - Fulica americana (Red-shielded)
Cattle (Domestic type) - Bos taurus (Domestic type)
Wilson's Snipe - Gallinago delicata
Yellow-headed Blackbird - Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA IV-D
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 404
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
8 Nov 2000 by Nancy Schrempf
Digitized
16 Aug 2005 by Michael Andersen
Edited
18 Sep 1989 by Thomas Paolangeli

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