[Tweeters] Mystery bird call, San Juan Island, 8/31/2020

Steve Hampton stevechampton at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 15:46:57 PDT 2021

Probably Type 4 Red Crossbill, an alternative call to the typical kip-kip
flight call. Compare with https://www.xeno-canto.org/159474. The list of
medium-sized songbirds to perch on top of a tree in the PNW is pretty small
-- robin, crossbill, Purple Finch, ... not many others.

On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 12:54 PM Tucker, Trileigh <TRI at seattleu.edu> wrote:

> Hello Tweets,


> A friend of mine made this recording last summer on the east side of San

> Juan Island and hasn’t been able to identify it. It’s not a call I’m

> familiar with either. She says it was calling from the top of a tree and

> estimated it was about robin-sized (backlit so only silhouetted), and

> hasn’t heard it since, even though she lives part-time on SJI.


> Here’s the link – any thoughts?


> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1c2w81RT15VD4ZvzMOG2_Ry0KWl3x3gis/view?usp=sharing


> Good birding,

> Trileigh


> * * * * *

> *Trileigh Tucker*

> *Professor Emerita of Environmental Studies, Seattle University*

> *Pelly Valley, West Seattle*

> *NaturalPresenceArts.com <https://naturalpresencearts.com/>*

> *Fine art at naturalpresencearts.com/photography/portfolio

> <https://naturalpresencearts.com/photography/portfolio/>*

> _______________________________________________

> Tweeters mailing list

> Tweeters at u.washington.edu

> http://mailman11.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters


Steve Hampton
Port Townsend, WA
*Qatay, S'Klallam territory*
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mailman11.u.washington.edu/pipermail/tweeters/attachments/20210621/260a7cdd/attachment.html>

More information about the Tweeters mailing list