... A - Z. App. They’re just as impressive in winter, when huge flocks seem to roll across farm fields. This bird was a very long way east of its normal range, and I thought that it might possibly be a first for the entire Bahamas; probably a first for Abaco itself; and almost certainly the first photo of a YHBL. The first step is to check an authoritative range map of the species in question. You’ll hear an answering vireo – and also some wind noise. The hurricane aftermath is tragic. Wind can be a problem. Once you have it onscreen, turn the phone round 180 deg and the image will swivel round too. Photos are being taken, shared and enjoyed. And maybe the loud whisperer. The loss of human life, and the damage to survivors, to animals, to property and to precious possessions is unimaginable. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. But you can trim the end of the saved file on the file very simply. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Furthermore, his photo is very probably the first-ever image (by which I mean only image) of a YHBL for the entire Bahamas. OSPREYS: ID GUIDE TO THE BAHAMAS SUBSPECIES, Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation, RH Red-winged Blackbird (f), Abaco, Bahamas MP3, RH Thick-billed Vireo, Abaco, Bahamas MP3, RH Abaco (Cuban) Parrots, Abaco, Bahamas MP3. 12 Tracks 643985 Views. Listen to Yellow-headed blackbird on bird-sounds.net - a comprehensive collection of North American bird songs and bird calls. Share Blackbird sounds: Related Boards: Funny Animal Sounds. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. No other authority – Bruce Hallett for example – has noted a sighting report for Abaco; Woody also believes this to be a first, and he should know, having found the first ever Bahamas one in 2006. And the darker brown ones that are clearly not handsome black males? It will pick up all nearby sounds – someone whispering at you “is it recording yet?”, for example. Ancilleno Davis of (among many organisations) Birds Caribbean. The loss of human life, and the damage to survivors, to animals, to property and to precious possessions is unimaginable. Disorientation from adverse weather is one suggested cause. Home. Yellow-winged Blackbird (Agelasticus thilius) bird sounds free on dibird.com. Search. song. HOW CAN YOU POSSIBLY TELL? weird warbler? This caused the occasional ruffling of feathers, and the need to spruce up…. Register now for Macaulay Library Live Q&A Visit the Cornell Lab Bird Cams for live footage of finches in Canada, tanagers in Panama, and albatross in New Zealand. This bird was within range of my comparatively puny camera, and I watched as it arranged itself into various elegant poses in the late afternoon sun. Membership is free, secure and easy. call. You’ll hear background noises from collared doves and also the sea lapping on the shore. Nice to see the new arrivals and to hear that the yellow-headed blackbirds have come to the island. call / song. The mic will pick up gusts of wind, or wind blowing across it if you change the direction you are pointing the phone as you record. https://rollingharbour.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/yehebl_3.songsnum3_utkc_1-1.mp3 https://rollingharbour.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/xc411393-yellow-headed-blackbird-xanthocephalus-xanthocephalus-ted-floyd.mp3, Sample Headline* – ‘Deluge Ordeal “intolerable” says Local Financier’, Chats** – where the standard disclaimer ‘no pun intended’ would be wrong. No other authority – Bruce Hallett for example – has noted a sighting report for Abaco; Woody also believes this to be a first, and he should know, having found the first ever Bahamas one in 2006. You may need to turn up the volume a bit. With them was a rather more colourful blackbirdy-type bird – a juvenile yellow-headed blackbird. Breeding in South America: sw, sc; can be seen in 8 countries. bobolink? Sign up for our mailing list to get latest updates and offers. Yellow-headed Blackbird; When you first notice a bird it may be color that grabs your attention. Why would a black-browed albatross (strictly Southern Hemisphere) turn up in northern Bahamas? People rarely bother to mess with the avian articles on Wiki, there’s not a lot of fun it it. The loss of human life, and the damage to survivors, to animals, to property and to precious possessions is unimaginable. I am back on Abaco in a week, and a better TBV photo is on my avian hit list. Coincidently, that’s exactly what I thought. Bernard’s photo is the perfect example of how a quick shot with a phone can make all the difference between a vague description of a bird for ID (oriole? I believe the person marked as random is my brother-in-law Keith Salvesen. Handle the phone carefully so it doesn’t record you touching it as well. So sorry. Feeds mainly on or near the ground, but often perches in reeds. Other blackbirds, meadowlarks, cowbirds; grackles and new world oriole. Again, they are unlikely to be confused with another species. The iPh@ne mic is surprisingly sensitive. There are two song types that the Yellow-winged Blackbird gives and one of … On SocMed there are plenty of chats** going on daily about the parrots, emerging winter warblers, occasional shorebirds and so on. With a golden head, a white patch on black wings, and a call that sounds like a rusty farm gate opening, the Yellow-headed Blackbird demands your attention. This bird was a very long way east of its normal range, and I thought that it might possibly be a first for the entire Bahamas; probably a first for Abaco itself; and almost certainly the first photo of a YHBL. However the parrots visit the area close to where this Blackbird was found…. Simple. I KNOW WHAT TO LOOK FOR NOW, WHAT DO THEY SOUND LIKE? Photo Credits: Tom Sheley (1, 2, 4, 5, 8); Alex Hughes (3); Keith Salvesen (6, 7, 9 & audio). The male Red-winged Blackbird’s conk-la-ree! Home. 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Glossy-black males have scarlet-and-yellow shoulder patches they can puff up or hide depending on how confident they feel. In this case, Tony White included GB sightings YHBLs in his meticulous chart but none for Abaco. They’re just as impressive in winter, when huge flocks seem to roll across farm fields. Sound effects from the s... Did you fart? The first is the female red-winged blackbird above (and header) at Casuarina beach. Photos: Dal Pont Morisso, projetoavesdosul, Charly Brownie, pablo_caceres_c, Paula Vasquez2016, Arturo Nahum Flickr.com. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Favorites. call. Nor a life list. This is the ultimate Duke Nukem … Just First, here’s the familiar call of a red-winged blackbird.