Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Dryobates scalaris

ML74284


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Linda Macaulay
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eBird Checklist S38793667
San José del Cabo, on the road out of Caduaño
Baja California Sur, Mexico
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Latitude and Longitude 23.3327, -109.7675 Map

Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Non-vocal
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Very low in small bushes foraging. In area of desert with thick bushes and pencil like cactus, desert in bloom due to heavy rains from El Nino storms. [Although the tapping was presumably done by this species, there are only four soft "peek" Call Notes (0:06, 0:11, 0:15, 0:20), apparently given by a bird in the background. I believe the series at 0:32-0:38 was given by Melanerpes uropygialis. Of note is that the three loud, "chack" calls sound much like those of Oporornis philadelphia, which would be a vagrant at this spot (though the date is perfect for such a vagrant). Quality added (3 - the best signal is for species other than the one highlighted) - CAM - 19 April 2005]. Habitat: Desert, Subtropical Desert.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5 PRO II
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 60
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
10 Dec 1997 by Martha Fischer
Digitized
17 Jun 2002 by Martha Fischer
Edited
10 Dec 1997 by Martha Fischer

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