Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

ML7981


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Randolph Little
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Warren Y. Brockelman
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BOWDOIN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Montana, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 2
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Media notes

NOTES: Breeding status: BREEDING; WILLOWS AND COTTONWOODS IN LAWN BY HEADQUARTERS BUILDINGS. CALLS OF A PAIR NEAR THEIR NEST AS WE APPROACHED. SAME NEST AS IN LNS 07980. 2 ADULT(S) [This represents primarily "Repeated Vocalizations" but it also has several good examples of the "Chatter Vocalization" (0:13-0:24, 0:31-0:34, 0:42-0:44, and 1:46-1:55). Terminology follows BNA and W. J. Smith (1966. Communications and relationships in the genus Tyrannus.Publ. Nuttall Ornithol. Cl. 6). Quality changed from 2 to 1-2 - CAM - 7 January 2005]. Same subject(s) as LNS 7981. Habitat: Deciduous Forest, Yard.

Background Species

House Sparrow - Passer domesticus
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura
Red Junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Western Meadowlark - Sturnella neglecta
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm (36in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
3 Apr 2001 by Lauren A. Serafin
Edited

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