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Blue-grey Gnatcatcher

Polioptila caerulea (Linnaeus, 1766)

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.
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Manuel Grosselet 2017-10-03 General Bravo, Nuevo León, Nuevo León (Mexico) (260 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified Dr 05 a single bird in low branchs foraging and singing very low..like a happy boy moving around and singing

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

392842
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Manuel Grosselet 2019-02-01 Isla del Rey, Nayarit,San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (10 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified tascam Dr05 Normalized and Aufilter in Audacity. It was singing like in Sourdine. Singing very low and hard to listen..

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

455031
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Paul Driver 2013-05-02 Palmyra , NJ, Philadelphia (United States) (5 m) song -

Male close to nest

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

132145
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Nick Komar 2016-09-01 Horsetooth Lake Estates, Larimer County, Colorado, Larimer (United States) (1800 m) call, female -

Scrub habitat in lower foothills of Rocky Mountains. Recording filtered for clarity.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

333514
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea amoenissima Richard E Webster 2006-05-11 Meling Ranch, Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California, Baja California (Mexico) (600 m m) calls -   71921
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Eric DeFonso 2014-05-19 FR375, Manti-La Sal National Forest (near Paradox), Montrose County, Colorado, Montrose (United States) (2200 m) call -

Extended cut of whiny call notes given by bird near nest. Bird only 3-4m from mic. Same individual as XC205395. Wind noise below 100Hz filtered.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

205420
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea William Whitehead 2019-06-10 Bernards, Somerset County, New Jersey, Somerset (United States) (70 m) song -

Complex Song

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

480256
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea amoenissima Andrew Spencer 17-05-2009 Blue Creek, Big Bend Naitonal Park, Brewster Co., Texas, Texas (United States) (? m) song and calls (A) -   34809
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Antonio Xeira 2016-04-26 Hardin, Marshall County, Kentucky, Marshall (United States) (110 m) call -

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

389960
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Ryan P. O'Donnell 2017-03-19 FR 1688, Mt Ord, near Sunflower, Maricopa Co, Arizona, Maricopa (United States) (1800 m) call, song -

eBird checklist. Also available at the Macaulay Library, record ML51716701.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

360371
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea caesiogaster Andrew Spencer 2016-05-16 Lucayan Estates, West Grand Bahama, West Grand Bahama (Bahamas) (10 m) call, song -

song(?) and calls from a male bird moving low in dense palmetto under open pine forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

331768
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Paul Marvin 2014-04-10 Oak Hammock Trail, Merritt Island NWR, Brevard County, Florida, Brevard (United States) (0 m) call -

bird in smal oak tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

192059
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Jorge de Leon Cardozo and Susan Hochgraf 2014-05-25 Trail Wood Sanctuary, Hampton, Windham County, Connecticut, Windham (United States) (160 m) song -

Pair was foraging, 12 meters distant and 4m up in small tree at edge of meadow. Late afternoon after rain shower, when insect and bird activity increased.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

180259
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea caesiogaster Andrew Spencer 2016-05-17 The Y, South Abaco, South Abaco (Bahamas) (10 m) call -

calls from the male of a pair moving high in tall, open pine forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

331771
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea obscura Frank Lambert 2015-05-01 Sierra Las Pirras, Baja California Sur, Baja California Sur (Mexico) (1100 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

352795
xeno-canto.org
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea caerulea Mike Nelson 01-05-11 Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge, Knoxville, TN, Knox (United States) (150 m) Call (A) - 77265
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea caesiogaster Andrew Spencer 2016-05-16 Lucayan Estates, West Grand Bahama, West Grand Bahama (Bahamas) (10 m) call, song -

song and calls from a pair of birds moving low in dense palmetto under open pine forest.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

331769
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Antonio Xeira 2016-04-18 Cranberry Lake Park, Oakland County, Michigan, Oakland (United States) (300 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

313741
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Nick Komar 2018-07-27 Wichita Mountains NWR, Comanche County, Oklahoma, Comanche (United States) (480 m) begging call, juvenile -

Unmodified recording. Oak forest at Lost Lake picnic area.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

428782
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Eric DeFonso 2014-05-21 Plateau S of Paradox Valley, Montrose County, Colorado, Montrose (United States) (1900 m) call, song -

Mix of songs and calls from bird in PJ. Windy conditions. Wind noise below 100Hz filtered.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

205431
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Mike Nelson 2013-06-27 Friedrich Park, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, Bexar (United States) (380 m) begging call, call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

141458
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea Manuel Grosselet 2019-02-01 Isla del Rey, Nayarit,San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (10 m) call -

wildtronics mono amplified tascam Dr05 Normalized and aufilter in Audacity.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

455035
xeno-canto.org
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea J.R. Rigby 2015-04-04 Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, Lafayette (United States) (170 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

247308
xeno-canto.org
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea caerulea Tayler Brooks 7-5-2010 Barn Island Wildlife Management Area, New London Co., Connecticut, New London (United States) (3 m) Song (A) - 59151
xeno-canto.org
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