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Rusty-crowned Ground-Sparrow

Melozone kieneri (Bonaparte, 1850)

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.
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Peter Boesman 2002-03-30 Cerro de San Juan, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (1000 - 1500 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 144 side A track 23 seq. A)

225628
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Peter Boesman 2002-03-27 El Jacal de San Antonio area, Colima, Colima (Mexico) (1000 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 142 side B track 7 seq. A)

225627
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri kieneri Richard E. Webster 2019-04-27 Tecuitata (pueblo), Nayarit,, Nayarit (Mexico) (500 m) song -

interval shortened at 0:26 and 2:10; singing from 2-5 m up in dense shrubbery and viney tangles; long, good stretch after 3:13, though shorter songs, with full, clean songs after 6:15;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

498889
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri rubricata Andrew Spencer 2013-04-05 Pluma Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1200 m) call -

pair excitement calls from the same pair of birds as in XC190402.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

190403
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Elvis Herrera Rodríguez 2012-07-12 Parque Estatal Cerro Punhuato, Michoacán (Mexico) (2200 m) call -

Oak forest/Eucalyptus plantation. Bird hiding in the bushes.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

233991
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Juan Carlos Pérez M. 2014-05-04 Morelia, Michoacán, Michoacán (Mexico) (2000 m) call -

Amplificado 12db

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

210087
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri rubricata Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2020-11-07 Tres de Mayo, Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1500 m) call -

Mic parabólico MA1Len 13' en Tascam DR-40X

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

606539
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri kieneri Richard E. Webster 2019-04-28 Tecuitata (pueblo), Nayarit,, Nayarit (Mexico) (500 m) call -

calls (three) coming from where I had just seen one, and sounding towhee like;

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

498890
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Manuel Grosselet 2016-07-12 CAmino a los limones Tlayecac Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1400 m) RIVER IN BG, song -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05 TRIPOD

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

327508
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri rubricata Andrew Spencer 2013-04-05 Pluma Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1200 m) call -

pair excitement calls in response to playback from a pair of birds in a small, steep rocky gully in dense roadside second growth.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

190402
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Manuel Grosselet 2016-08-22 El ocotal, Comala, Colima, Colima (Mexico) (1400 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified dr05 monopod.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

331975
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2021-01-03 Tres de Mayo, Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1500 m) call -

mic parabólico MA1Len 13' en Tascam DR-40X

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

617997
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Manuel Grosselet 2016-08-22 El ocotal, Comala, Colima, Colima (Mexico) (1400 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified dr05 monopod.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

331976
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Micah Riegner 2014-02-14 Tepoztlán, Tepoztlán, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1900 m) call -

A pair in dense vines.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

169383
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Elvis Herrera Rodríguez 2012-06-24 Parque Estatal Cerro Punhuato, Michoacán (Mexico) (2200 m) call, song -

Subtropical shrubland/Eucalyptus plantation.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

233618
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Micah Riegner 2014-02-14 Tepoztlán, Tepoztlán, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1900 m) call -

A pair in dense vines.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

169385
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Manuel Grosselet 2016-07-13 CAmino a los limones Tlayecac Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1400 m) RIVER NOISE, song -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05 TRIPOD

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

327534
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri JAVIER SALGADO-ORTIZ 2016-08-30 Cerro del Águila, Morelia, Michoacán, Michoacán (Mexico) (2000 m) song -

Bird singing at 50m distance from recorder position within a patch of scrub. The recording is the best part of a longer recording, but it keeps the natural interval among songs.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

366544
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri kieneri Richard E. Webster 2019-04-23 Panuco Road, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (600 m) call, song -

4-5 m up in shrubbery mass, a semi-concealed perch from which it gave a simple song with high notes as well;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

498888
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Manuel Grosselet 2016-07-12 CAmino a los limones Tlayecac Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1400 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05 TRIPOD

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

327511
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri Peter Boesman 2002-04-06 Cerro de San Juan, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (1000 - 1500 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 147 side B track 14 seq. A)

225631
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri rubricata Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2020-07-26 Tres de Mayo, Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1500 m) song -

mic parabólico MA1Len 13' en Tascam DR-40X

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

579648
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri rubricata Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2020-07-26 Tres de Mayo, Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1500 m) song -

mic parabólico MA1Len 13' en Tascam DR-40X

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

579649
xeno-canto.org
Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow - Melozone kieneri rubricata Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2020-08-22 San Andrés de la Cal, Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1600 m) adult, call -

micrófono parabólico MA1Len 13' en Tascam DR-40X

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

584560
xeno-canto.org
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