[CT Birds] East Rock Park - multiple Mourning warblers

Edward Sadowski ejsadowski at gmail.com
Wed May 20 21:21:52 EDT 2015


Passing on this request for assistance on recording migrating Mourning
warbler songs to anyone who is interested in providing the information
requested.

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 5:04 PM, Jay Pitocchelli <jpitocch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ed,
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> Did you happen to get a recording of the MOWAs?  I am studying songs of
> migrants (see below) to better understand their migratory movements.  If
> you hear any more or could spread the word, that would be great.
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> Citizens Science Project – Mourning Warbler Song Mapper
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> I am posting an opportunity to participate in a Citizens Science Project
> that involves recording migrating Mourning Warbler songs.  I am trying to
> determine the nature of migratory pathways taken by different populations
> of Mourning Warbler males during their spring migration using the
> signatures of their songs.  The pattern of geographic variation in song
> on the breeding range is well known.  However, we do not know how members
> of these different song populations migrate towards their respective
> breeding areas.  I plan on collecting your recordings and plotting them
> on a map of North America to determine where birds with different song
> types (regiolects) separate from each other during spring migration.
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> All you need is a Smartphone and a singing Mourning Warbler.  You can
> send the recordings to my e-mail address (jpitocch at anselm.edu).  The web
> page link below describes the project and how to make recordings on your
> Smartphone in more detail.
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> http://www.anselm.edu/homepage/jpitocch/ornithology/MOWAmapper/MOWASongmapper.html
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> I would really appreciate your help and contributions to this Citizens
> Science Project.
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> Dr. Jay Pitocchelli
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> Biology Department
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> Saint Anselm College
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> Manchester, NH 03102
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> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1:19 PM, Edward Sadowski via CTBirds <
> ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
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>> With Mark Scott: 5/20/2015 -- East Rock Park, New Haven
>> Two Mourning warblers were found today.  The first was heard but not seen
>> at 10:15 along a side trail off of the main river trail near the museum.
>> The side trail begins at the Mill River plaque.  The second was seen but
>> was not vocalizing at the Trowbridge Drive stone bridge (south side) at
>> 11:20.
>>
>> Overall there were 18 warbler species encountered today with the
>> Trowbridge
>> bridge area being the most active.
>> Mourning, Blackburnian, Wilsons, Canada, BT Blue, BT Green, Nashville,
>> Tennessee, Northern Parula, Northern Waterthrush, Yellow,
>> Common Yellowthroat, Redstart, Worm-eating, Black+White,
>> Blackpoll, Magnolia, Ovenbird.
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> --
> F. J. Pitocchelli
> Newbury, NH 03255
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