[Tweeters] Sounds from an Anna's

vickibiltz vickibiltz at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 12:16:57 PST 2013

On Feb 11, 2013, at 12:14 PM, vickibiltz wrote:

> my male was just sitting there at the top of a small tree, not flying at all...

Vicki Biltz..

> On Feb 10, 2013, at 6:00 PM, Doug Schurman wrote:


>> Jane,


>> Anna's do make a chirp sound but it is the male doing a courtship dive flight. He drops down vertically a fast speeds and then right above the female he changes direction moving horizontally. This quick change in direction produces a sounds from the air going through the tail feathers. Is is possble a male was doing dives right next to the female?


>> Here’s more from Cornell’s website


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