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White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis Latham, 1790
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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis aculeata Richard E. Webster 1998-06-16 Santa Ana River Valley, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino (United States) (1600 m) call -

in response to N Pygmy-Owl/fuss recordings;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

350812
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis tenuissima Kristie Nelson 2015-03-13 Dechambeau Creek, NW Mono Basin, Mono County, California, Mono (United States) (2100 m) song -

Very little editing, slightly increased volume. Recording from a pair that showed up in our yard, one (presumably male) singing this repeatedly, usually from atop o relatively prominent perch. Pair investigating cavities. Other recordings from this bird & its mate to follow -- calls. From a region where sub-species boundaries are still being investigated, though Mono birds seem to all be tenuissima (?)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

217070
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Antonio Xeira 2015-07-28 Bandy Creek Campground, Scott (United States) (480 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

296306
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis tenuissima Kristie Nelson 2015-03-13 Dechambeau Creek, NW Mono Basin, Mono County, California, Mono (United States) (2100 m) apparently the double-yank call from pair, call, female, male -

No editing. From a pair, male singing XC217070 here are his and his mates' calls.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

217071
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis nelsoni Nick Komar 2018-02-28 Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, Larimer (United States) (1600 m) song -

Residential city park with large cottonwood trees. Unmodified recording.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

404314
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis nelsoni Nick Komar 2018-10-20 Round Mountain, Larimer County, Colorado, Larimer (United States) (2000 m) call -

Unmodified recording of two birds, in Ponderosa Pines.

playback-used:no

444075
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Antonio Xeira 2016-04-14 Bear Creek, Oakland County, Michigan, Oakland (United States) (300 m) call, drumming -

Editing: High-pass filter, cutoff frequency 1kHz, some amplification.

Equipment: Olympus WS-822 digital recorder with Audio-technica ATR 6550 shotgun.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

389969
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis alexandrae Richard E Webster 2006-05-09 Observatorio area, Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California, Baja California (Mexico) (2700 m m) calls -   72047
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis nelsoni Richard E. Webster 2015-05-21 Portal, Arizona, Cochise (United States) (1400 m) begging calls, call, contact calls, song -

same family group as earlier recording; five birds, the young recently fledged; begging and contact calls from the young, calls and contact calls from the adults, also a few songs; interval shortened at 5:36

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

321970
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis mexicana Richard E. Webster 2013-08-16 Mesa El Campanero, Yécora, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (2000 m) call -

= S. c. umbrosa of other taxonomies

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

337704
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis aculeata Ed Pandolfino 2014-12-18 Hidden Falls Reg Park, Placer County, California, Placer (United States) (420 m) call -

Typical 'modulated quank' of this subspecies (see Pandolfino & Pieplow 2015. West. Birds 46:276 for terminology)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443270
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis aculeata Andrew Spencer 12-01-2009 Chew's Ridge, Monterey Co., California, Monterey (United States) (? m) calls (A) -   29504
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis aculeata Richard E. Webster 2000-07-07 Chimney Creek, Tulare, California, Tulare (United States) (1700 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

350822
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Antonio Xeira 2016-01-08 Beaudette Park, Oakland (United States) (280 m) drumming -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

298753
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Tim Marquardt 2014-05-26 Slate Creek Divide, Gila County, Arizona, Gila (United States) (1900 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

179728
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis nelsoni Nick Komar 2015-11-22 Well Gulch Nature Trail, Lory State Park, Larimer County, Colorado, Larimer (United States) (1850 m) song -

Recording amplified and filtered.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295325
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Paul Marvin 2018-11-18 Mount Laguna, Agua Dulce Creek, San Diego County, California, San Diego (United States) (1700 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

448735
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis aculeata Andrew Spencer 12-01-2009 Chew's Ridge, Monterey Co., California, Monterey (United States) (? m) song and calls (A) -   29503
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Antonio Xeira 2016-03-02 Bear Creek, Oakland County, Michigan, Oakland (United States) (300 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

305760
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis tenuissima Andrew Spencer 2012-09-24 Sweat Creek, Okanogan Co., Washington, Okanogan (United States) (1000 m) call -

natural vocalizations; calls from a bird perched at close range on the side of a large ponderosa pine tree in open ponderosa woodland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

110384
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Dan Lane 2014-08-24 Portal, Cochise County, Arizona, Cochise (United States) (1500 m) call -

Natural vocalizations from a foraging male in a Celtis in building compound near Cave Creek.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

196688
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis aculeata Richard E. Webster 2000-04-16 Middle Peak, San Diego, California, San Diego (United States) (1700 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

350765
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis Eric DeFonso 2017-05-15 Prairie Center (near Olathe), Johnson County, Kansas, Johnson (United States) (300 m) call -

Calls from bird tracking up and around tree limbs near the trail.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

371064
xeno-canto.org
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis alexandrae Richard E. Webster 2001-06-15 La Corona Arriba, Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California, Baja California (Mexico) (2600 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

348602
xeno-canto.org
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