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Grey-collared Becard

Pachyramphus major (Cabanis, 1847)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Andrew Spencer 2013-04-07 Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca, Mexico, Oaxaca (Mexico) (2000 m) song -

song in response to playback from the same bird as in XC190786. Location is approximate.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

190789
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Andrew Spencer 2013-04-07 Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca, Mexico, Oaxaca (Mexico) (2000 m) song -

natural vocalization; song from a male bird perched high in tall pine forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

190786
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2018-05-13 Rancho Santa Barbara, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (1200 m) call -

male; RPB of itself, first time seen this morning after three recordings of natural bird but not seen; high in pines; flew a long way after this; third recording on XC (labelled 4th) of this territory this morning;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

439816
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Andrew Spencer 2013-04-07 Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca, Mexico, Oaxaca (Mexico) (2000 m) song -

song in response to playback from the same bird as in XC190786. Location is approximate.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

190787
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Carlos Funes 2013-05-09 Reserva de Vida Silvestre El Armado, Olancho, Olancho (Honduras) (1900 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

185747
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Andrew Spencer 2016-06-10 Volcan Nieve, Jalisco, Jalisco (Mexico) (3000 m) song -

alternate song(?) from the same bird as in XC330597, in response to playback.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

330599
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2019-04-26 Reserva Ecológica Sierra de San Juan--La Noria, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (1300 m) dawn song -

from the canopy of oaks in medium-stature disturbed forest, about 15 m up; interval shortened at 3:33 by about 8 minutes; one call at 4:41; Individual No 2 recorded today;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

496799
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2019-04-21 Reserva de la Chara Pinta (Tufted Jay Preserve), Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (2000 m) call -

a few very quiet calls from a pair; interval altered at 0:41;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

496794
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2018-05-11 Rancho Santa Barbara, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (1300 m) call, song -

pair foraging in oak trees; nice duet after 1:40; interval altered at 3:13 and 3:22; various interaction calls;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

439812
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Andrew Spencer 2016-06-10 Volcan Nieve, Jalisco, Jalisco (Mexico) (3000 m) call -

agitated twitter calls from the same bird as in XC330597, in response to playback.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

330598
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Andrew Spencer 2016-06-10 Volcan Nieve, Jalisco, Jalisco (Mexico) (3000 m) song -

songs from a male bird perched at mid-height in tall oak forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

330597
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2018-05-13 Rancho Santa Barbara, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (1200 m) call, song -

faint calls in delayed response to playback; variety of song-calls; interval shortened at 2:14 and 3:35; fourth recording on XC (labelled 5th) of this territory this morning;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

439817
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2018-05-13 Rancho Santa Barbara, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (1200 m) call, song -

not seen at this point; ID suspected, and the species seen later; a variety of soft to faint (especially at the start) but gets louder and better; call-songs of various types from high in pines; interval shortened at 3:08 and 3:56; 2nd (labelled 3rd) of four recordings of this territory as I followed it;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

439815
xeno-canto.org
Gray-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Manuel Grosselet 06/08/2006 El Ocote, Valle Nacional Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1100 m) alarm (B) - using play back 6790
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Peter Boesman 1998-11-16 Coba, Quintana Roo, Quintana Roo (Mexico) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 70 side A track 24 seq. A)

227154
xeno-canto.org
Gray-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Daniel Lane 9-08-1991 Tamaulipas, Rancho del Cielo , Tamaulipas (Mexico) (1100 m) begging calls (C) - Calls from a recently-fledged juvenile following adults around. 29701
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2006-07-11 Arroyo Hondo, Km 260 on Carretera 16 west of Yécora, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (1600 m) call -

one bird very faintly giving a two-note vocalization, plus the female we can see responded a couple of times loudly, but a vehicle had arrived with loud people, partially filtered; location = El Aguajito to me;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

451908
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2019-04-26 Reserva Ecológica Sierra de San Juan--La Noria, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (1300 m) dawn song -

interval shortened at 0:52; not seen; faint (but clear at times) song dominated by other species;

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

496797
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Peter Boesman 2000-06-06 El Naranjo area, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí (Mexico) (1500 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

264990
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Richard E. Webster 2018-05-13 Rancho Santa Barbara, Sonora, Sonora (Mexico) (1200 m) call, song -

from high in pines; ID not confirmed until much later, although suspected now; sort of like a dawn song; interval shortened at 2:10 and 2:50, the twitter after 2:50 a minute after the previous section, and not even sure it is from the same bird (but sounds like a becard and I don't know what else it might be); first in a series of four recordings of this territory, as I followed the bird;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

439813
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major uropygialis Manuel Grosselet 2021-05-02 San Agustín Etla, San Agustín Etla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1800 m) song -

Wildtronics mono amplified TAscam Dr05

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

644901
xeno-canto.org
Grey-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major major Manuel Grosselet 2020-07-18 San Agustín Etla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1800 m) life stage uncertain, song -

wildtronics mono amplified, tascam DR05 audacity normalized -10db, aufilter. oak forest

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

577074
xeno-canto.org
Gray-collared Becard - Pachyramphus major Ligia y Carlos Marroquín Pimentel 2021-07-04 Club Campestre La Montaña, Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala (Guatemala)   -   353486281
macaulaylibrary.org
Gray-collared Becard (Eastern) - Pachyramphus major [major Group] Michael J. Andersen 2003-03-15 Vigia Chico Road, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Quintana Roo (Mexico)   -   133167
macaulaylibrary.org
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