Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

ML56850


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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19.0 km SE of Green Valley; Santa Rita Experimental Range
Arizona, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: (Breeding Stat: ?territorial; Sp. sound: infreq; Gen. Climate: arid; Cover den: sparse) BNA: Incipient Locomotory Hesitance Complex Vocalization "pwuh-T" or "pwee-T". Also a chattery vocalication (but not Chatter Vocalization.). mf [This recording combines trebled examples of the"Repeated Vocalization" with "Compound Vocalizations." Repeated Vocalizations appear at 0:05, 0:06, 0:14, 0:16, 0:44, and 0:455; Compound Vocalizations occur at 0:11, 0:17, 0:225, 0:42, and 0:46. Terminology follows BNA and W. J. Smith (1966. Communications and relationships in the genus Tyrannus. Publ. Nuttall Ornithol. Cl. 6). Quality added (1-2) - CAM - 7 January 2005]. Habitat: Grassland, Savannah.

Background Species

Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Botteri's Sparrow - Peucaea botterii
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
17 Nov 2000 by Marilyn Moskal
Digitized
21 May 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited
28 Jul 1992 by Steven R. Pantle

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