Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

ML56905


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Geoffrey A. Keller
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10.0 km S of Pozo; American Canyon Campground
California, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Dawn Song; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Media notes

NOTES: (Moonlgt: ?none; Breeding status: Territorial; Sp. sound: freq; Gen. Climate: cyclic wet-dry; cover den: sparse) BNA: Regularly Repeated Vocalization. [This appears to represent almost exclusively the "dawn song" or the "Regularly Repeated Vocalization" of BNA and W. J. Smith (1966. Communications and relationships in the genus Tyrannus. Publ. Nuttall Ornithol. Cl. 6). There are two examples (at 0:45 and 0:55) of vocalizations that may represent "Incipient Locomotory Hesitance Vocalizations." Quality changed from 1 to 1-2 - CAM - 7 January 2005]. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, Stream, Riparian, Canyon.

Background Species

Western Wood-Pewee - Contopus sordidulus

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
21 Nov 2000 by Marilyn Moskal
Digitized
21 May 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited
3 Aug 1992 by Steven R. Pantle

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