Black-backed Woodpecker

Picoides arcticus

ML82357


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Kendra Sewall
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6.3 km SW of Loyalton; Antelope Valley
California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.38, -120.17 Map

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

Media notes

NOTES: (Gen. Climate: Arid. Cover Density: Sparse.) [This recording has five parts. The first part has six "kyik" Call Notes followed by a single Drum. The second part contains 55 "kyik" Call Notes and the Chirp Calls of nestlings. The third part contains much better Chirp Calls, and possibly Loud Chirp Calls, by the nestlings in addition to 95 "kyik" Call Notes and four Drums by an adult. The fourth part contains exclusively Chirp Calls by the nestlings. The fifth part begins with these same calls, followed by 19 Drums and 78 "kyik" Call Notes. There are additional Chirps by the nestlings at 12:11-12:44, 14:18-14:23, and quietly elsewhere. Quality added (2, 1-2 - some hiss, but generally quite good - BEST calls at 3:14-4:24, apart from noise of chainsaws in the distant background in places) - CAM - 2 May 2005]. Number of individuals=NU2+;. Other Behaviors: Bill Drumming, Arrive, Beg, Depart, Establish Parent Young Contact, Social Context: Family. Habitat: Forest, Coniferous Forest, Montane Grassland.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TCM-5000EV
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 66
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
3 Jul 2002 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
20 Jun 2002 by Lauren A. Serafin
Edited
2 Jul 2002 by Lauren A. Serafin

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