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Golden-cheeked Warbler Dendroica chrysoparia

Flight call description A short, rising "svih" with a tinny quality.


Fig 1. Texas May 18, 2001 (WRE).

Bird in flight.


Examples     Diurnal


Similar species See Tennessee Warbler and short rising seeps.


Behavior Nocturnal migrant. Based on the behavior of Black-throated Green Warbler, presumably engages in redetermined migration. Gives flight call regularly while perched and in flight during the day and presumably during nocturnal migration.


Spectrographic description Measure calls (N=2) were 28.9-36.0 (32.9) mS in duration and in the 7.0-8.8  kHz frequency range. The frequency track was double-banded, rising, and sometimes upward-arched or with small modulations of 6-7 mS between humps. The separation between bands ranged from 680-970 Hz.