Black Phoebe (Northern)

Sayornis nigricans [nigricans Group]

ML50183


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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16.0 km NE of Soledad; Pinnacles Nat. Monument
San Benito, California, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Dawn Song; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
; ;
Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: dawn -0.25hrs; species cut number 12 BNA: Song RRV1 and RRV2 ("Tee-hee" and "Tee-hoo"). [This is the Primary Song of BNA, alternating between Regularly Repeated Vocalizations 1 and 2 (RRV1, RRV2; see also Smith, W. J. 1970. Song-like displays of Sayornis species. Behaviour 37: 64-84). The 184 RRVs given here (the last 14 during announcement) generally alternate between RRV1 and RRV2, but in a few instances, either two RRV1s or two RRV2s are given together (paired RRV1s occur at 0:05-0:07 and paired RRV2s occur at 0:16-0:175, 1:04-1:06, 1:195-1:215, 1:23-1:245, 1:52-1:535, 1:57-1:585, and 2:095-2:115). Quality changed from 1 to 1-2 - CAM - 4 April 2005]. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Evergreen Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, Canyon, Rocky.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
1 Jul 2000 by David Lauten
Digitized
6 May 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited
1 Dec 1990 by Steven R. Pantle

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