Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Sphyrapicus varius

ML68578


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Donald Kerr
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0.3 km S of St. Edward Twp.; Cameron Lake
Ontario, Canada
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Latitude and Longitude 45.205, -81.5633 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: (Breeding Status: Breeding. Behav. Context: Perhaps also mate contact. General Climate: Cyclic wet-dry. Habitat Types: Sandy/loam. Cover Density: Medium.) Tape counter 340-371. Pecking at a ring of drill holes in a poplar tree. In this largely deciduous woods, based on sandy loam soil, there are a number of pairs of YB Sapsuckers nesting, as well as Yellow-throated Vireo, Red-shouldered Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Barred Owl--all somewhat rare for this area. Other Behaviors: Advertise, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, Creek, Sand.

Technical Information

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

Archival Information

Cataloged
20 Aug 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
10 Apr 2002 by Lauren A. Serafin
Edited

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