Lesser Grass-Finch

Emberizoides ypiranganus

ML67594


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Paul A. Schwartz
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near Guacho; near Vacaria
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
; ;
Playback
Used

Media notes

NOTES: Neotropical Institute Cut # 11. Bulk reel: 368a) 1300 hours. Natural song. Bird #2. Quality: 2. Level: +3. 203 tape. 3.75 ips.(The "chek" calls are of the "yellow blackbird"--probably Xanthopsar flavus. Thre are some finer "tsip" calls, identity unknown. Perhaps Myiospiza humeralis or Sicalis luteola.)b) Same bird ~ 10' after playback. Quality: 2. Level: +3. 3.75 ips.Bird's reaction to playback was to give a flight song. Quality: 1-2. Level: +3. 7.5 ips.c) 1:50 PM. SAme bird about one hour later; no further playback, therefore ~ natural song. Quality: 1. Level: +3. 7.5 ips.Now after playback. Quality: 2. Level: +3. 3.75 ips.Still different phrasing; voice notes on tape in 3.75" section. Quality: 3 to 1. Level: +3. 7.5 ips.Same bird a little later with a different song phrasing. Quality: 1 & "2." Level: +3. 7.5 ips. Note re: flight song Cut 11): Vocal part was as in b) with a few other twitters, flying continuously upward on ~30¡ angle; then when vocal part finished the bird dropped straight down. Response to playback: Different song. Other Behaviors: Perform Visual Display.

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA UNSPECIFIED IV
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 405
Accessories
Parabola 61cm (24in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
6 Nov 2003 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
10 Aug 2009 by David McCartt
Edited
by David L. Ross, Jr.

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