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Old Tuesday 26th April 2005, 12:22   #22
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Originally Posted by arthurgrosset
Thanks for all that input.
I rarely use a recorder in the field (there is usually somebody with me who does) but I did infrequently in Cuba and I suddenly remembered that I recorded this bird.
It is in fact a call rather than a song so apologies for that bum steer.
You can find it at http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/sounds/tanager.mp3
I don't have a Scarlet Tanager recording to compare this with but it does sound similar to Doug Van Gausig's recording of Summer Tanager at http://www.naturesongs.com/paruicte.html#thra

Does everyone agree that this confirms the bird as a female Summer Tanager?
I will have to agree now. Found the call of Scarlet and it's just a little different. Listen to the beginning and you can hear the call. http://www.percevia.com/explorer/db/...79/target.aspx That was fun though and learned a hell of a lot about Tanagers. Thanks!

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