Florida Scrub-Jay

Aphelocoma coerulescens

ML52854


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Oliver H. Hewitt
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75.0 km E of Port Charlotte; Washington Loop Road
Florida, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 28.5, -82.5 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 4
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: (Breeding status: Territorial paired. Behavioral Context of Sound: Threat. Sound delivery rate: Agitated. Gen. Climate: Humid. Weather: Calm.) Notes: I set up a stuffed (mounted) Barred Owl in the scrub jay territory. The reaction of the troop of 4 was immediate. Tape also includes alarm notes of Rufous-sided Towhee. Sound stimulation was (other): Stuffed owl. Response to playback: Attack. Other Behaviors: Scold, Emit Alarm, Mob, Social Context: Troop. Habitat: Deciduous Forest, Suburban, Thicket/Brush, Scrub.

Background Species

Eastern Towhee - Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Technical Information

Recorder
Microphone
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
9 Jun 2000 by Lauren A. Serafin
Digitized
27 Feb 2002 by Lauren A. Serafin
Edited
26 Jun 1991 by Steven R. Pantle

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