Spotted Towhee

Pipilo maculatus

ML99340


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Randolph Little
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10.0 km NW of Quincy; Butterfly Valley
Sierra, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 40.0167, -121.0 Map

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

Media notes

NOTES: Female scolding recordist because of proximity to nest or fledglings; male was nearby with insects in his beak. BNA: The Mew Call is heard. CZ 15/08/2004. Other Behaviors: Scold, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Forest, Evergreen Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest.

Background Species

Brown Creeper - Certhia americana
Blue-headed Vireo - Vireo solitarius
Western Wood-Pewee - Contopus sordidulus

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA IV-D
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 404
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
by Jody Cohen
Digitized
30 Jan 2001 by Matthew D. Medler
Edited
17 Sep 1999

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