Bobolink

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

ML63994


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Donald Kerr
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4.0 km SE of Tobermory
Ontario, Canada
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Latitude and Longitude 45.2417, -81.625 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Gen. Habitat: Field, near woods. Cover Density: Sparse. Strata: Song perch.) Tape counter 69-142. Requires editing to remove wind noise. 59-69 - in flight. 89-96 - in flight, then calls, squeaks and song from perch at 3' on timothy grass. 107-117 - call note. 117-134 - songs. 134-142 - two birds on flowering bush. [Eighteen songs and song fragments, apparently given by two different individuals and with at least three different introductions. What appear to be "Chunk" Calls are given at 2:27-2:36 (7), 2:48-3:14 (19), 3:31-3:35 (3), and 4:08-4:21 (5). "Buzzes" at 0:07, 0:24, 0:35, 0:46, 0:55, and 1:48 are all given at the ends of songs. Finally, it is unclear whether the vocalizations at 3:22, 3:23, 3:27, and 3:29 represent an undescribed call or instead song introductions. Quality added (2, 3 - many of the louder songs are overloaded) - CAM - 7 October 2005]. Number of individuals=AM2+;. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Rural, Field, Pasture.

Technical Information

Recorder
MARANTZ PMD 222
Microphone
Telinga Pro II
Accessories
Telinga Parabola 54.7cm/15.5cm (21.5in/6.1in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
15 Aug 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
14 May 2002 by Lauren A. Serafin
Edited

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