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Greater Antillean Grackle

Quiscalus niger

ML90811


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Donald Kerr
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60.0 km W of city of Santiago de Cuba; El Salton Lodge
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Latitude and Longitude 20.1, -76.4 Map

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

Comments

NOTES: (Species Sound: Frequent.Breeding Status: Territorial Paired. General Climate: Cyclic wet-dry. Gen. Habitat: Hillyk countryside above the forest. Cover Density: Open. ) Tape counter 130-151. Female calling from one tree @15 m. "chee chooaa" [recordist drew lines going gradually downward] and male responding "choo-choo-choo-choo" from another tgree at 25 m. Male (presumed) drooping his wings when callilng. Some people voices. Other Behaviors: Mate, Court, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Meadow, Rural, Pasture.

Technical Information

Recorder
MARANTZ PMD 222
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 66; Telinga Pro II
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
27 Aug 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
18 Jan 2012 by Brad Walker
Edited
7 Aug 1998 by Matthew D. Medler

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