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Birding Magazine

Birding Archives

WebExtra Feature—supporting material for Birding articles that can be found only on the ABA website. When you come across this logo in Birding, visit these archive pages to view the extended article.

All sounds recorded by © Arch McCallum, unless otherwise indicated.



Sound 1.1. Carolina Wren—Normal speed. Warren County, Virginia; 9 April 1983.
Sound 1.2. Eastern Towhee—Normal speed. Haywood County, North Carolina; 26 July 2006.


 



Sound 2.1. American Robin—Normal speed. Wasco County, Oregon; 9 April 2004.


 



Sound 3.1. Mountain Chickadee—Normal speed. Dolores County, Colorado; 27 April 1982.
Sound 3.2. Mountain Chickadee—Slowed down to 1/10 normal speed. Dolores County, Colorado; 27 April 1982.
Sound 3.3. Mountain Chickadee—Twice normal speed. Dolores County, Colorado; 27 April 1982.


 

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Sound 4.1. Buff-breasted Flycatcher—Normal speed. Cochise County, Arizona; 23 April 2003.
Sound 4.2. Dark-eyed Junco—Normal speed. Lane County, Oregon; 25 May 2006.
Sound 4.3. Red-naped Sapsucker—Normal speed. McKinley County, New Mexico; 4 July 2006.
Sound 4.4. Concatenated sounds of Buff-breasted Flycatcher, Dark-eyed Junco, and Red-naped Sapsucker—Normal speed.
Sound 4.5. Concatenated sounds of Buff-breasted Flycatcher, Dark-eyed Junco, and Red-naped Sapsucker—Slowed down to 1/10 normal speed.


 

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Sound 5.1. Eastern Wood-Pewee—Normal speed. Robeson County, North Carolina; 2 May 2009.
Sound 5.2. Eastern Wood-Pewee—Slowed down to 1/2 normal speed. Robeson County, North Carolina; 2 May 2009.
Sound 5.3. Eastern Wood-Pewee—Slowed down to 1/5 normal speed. Robeson County, North Carolina; 2 May 2009.


 

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Sound 6.1. Western Wood-Pewee—Normal speed. McKinley County, New Mexico; 12 August 2006.
Sound 6.2. Western Wood-Pewee—Slowed down to 1/2 normal speed. McKinley County, New Mexico; 12 August 2006.
Sound 6.3. Western Wood-Pewee—Slowed down to 1/5 normal speed. McKinley County, New Mexico; 12 August 2006.
Sound 6.4. Western Wood-Pewee—Slowed down to 1/10 normal speed. McKinley County, New Mexico; 12 August 2006.


 

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Sound 7.1. Mountain Chickadee—Normal speed. Dolores County, Colorado; 27 April 1982.
Sound 7.2. Chestnut-backed Chickadee—Normal speed. Lane County, Oregon; 16 April 2009.
Sound 7.3. Mexican Chickadee—Normal speed. Cochise County, Arizona; 19 June 1995.


 

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Sound 8.1. Northern Cardinal—Normal speed. Buncombe County, North Carolina; 20 March 2003.
Sound 8.2. Northern Cardinal—Slowed down to 1/2 normal speed. Buncombe County, North Carolina; 20 March 2003.


 

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Sound 9.1. Verdin—Normal speed. Cochise County, Arizona; 3 March 2000.
Sound 9.2. Verdin—Slowed down to 1/5 normal speed. Cochise County, Arizona; 3 March 2000.
Sound 9.3. Verdin—Normal speed. La Paz County, Arizona, 25 January 2003.
Sound 9.4. Verdin—Slowed down to 1/5 normal speed. La Paz County, Arizona, 25 January 2003.


 

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Sound 10.1. A sampler of banded notes, all at normal speed.
     Cooper's Hawk—First three notes. Modoc County, California; 26 June 2009.
     Pileated Woodpecker—Next four notes. Charleston County, South Carolina; 24 May 1997.
     Black-capped Chickadee—Next two notes. Lane County, Oregon; 16 April 2009.
     Red-breasted Nuthatch—Last note. Lane County, Oregon; 9 September 2008.


 

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Sound 11.1. Evening Grosbeak—Normal speed.
     A. Lane County, Oregon; 17 April 2009.
     B. Tompkins County, New York; 28 February 1988. Recording courtesy of © Lang Elliott.
Sound 11.2. Both Evening Grosbeak calls slowed down to 1/5 normal speed.


 

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Sound 12.1. Greater Yellowlegs—First two notes, normal speed. La Paz County, Arizona, 25 January 2003.
     Long-billed Curlew—Last two notes, normal speed. Harney County, Oregon; 17 June 2004.
Sound 12.2. Long-billed Curlew—Normal speed. Harney County, Oregon; 17 June 2004.
Sound 12.3. Greater Yellowlegs and Long-billed Curlew(upper panel)—Slowed down to 1/5 normal speed.
Sound 12.4. Long-billed Curlew (lower panel)—Slowed down to 1/5 normal speed.