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Tropical Kingbird

Tyrannus melancholicus

ML7963


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Walter A. Thurber
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Zapotitan
La Libertad, El Salvador
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Latitude and Longitude 13.8, -89.4333 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: DRAINED SWAMPLAND INTENSIVELY CULTIVATED WITH VARIED CROPS. THIS RECORDING WAS MADE AFTER ONE OF A PAIR HAD LEFT. THE REMAINING BIRD SAT ON A LOOKOUT PERCH IN THE TOP OF A TREE AND CALLED OCCASIONALLY. OCCASIONALLY IT SNAPPED UP AN INSECT. Sex: 1 UNKNOWN BNA: Call "tere-ee-ee". mf. Habitat: Active Agricultural.

Background Species

Blue-black Grassquit - Volatinia jacarina
Crested Bobwhite (Spot-bellied) - Colinus cristatus [leucopogon Group]
Groove-billed Ani - Crotophaga sulcirostris
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus

Technical Information

Recorder
UHER 4000L
Microphone
Accessories
Parabola 45.7cm (18in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
13 May 2004 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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