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Thanks for the link, Jane.
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On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 6:41 PM, Jane Schlossberg <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Greg, I agree with Jane, and if it is the white-crowned sparrow, you've
> done a great job "translating" its song. Here is a good website with an
> audio journal devoted to this species' song. Let us know if
> that sounds right!
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> Jane
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> Saint George
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Fri, 9 May 2008 11:17 am
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Mystery song
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> I always have a very hard time "hearing" song in human text
> transliterations, but there's a White-Crowned Sparrow singing
> away right outside my window as I sit at the computer, and the
> general form of its song would seem to fit, particularly that
> insitial firm "sure" note followed by a quicker, slightly more
> vague pattern.  Have you tried listening to examples of that?
> They actually do vary quite a bit, so examples you find on the
> Web may not match note for note what you've heard, so listen more
> for the tonal quality and the general shape of the song.
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> Jane
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> Shoreham
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> Gregory Askew wrote:
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> > Here at Northlands Job Corps in Vergennes there are two birds singing a
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> > I can't quite place. We have a pretty open campus with scattered trees.
> The
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> > birds in question must be a passerine and one was singing fairly high in
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> > maple.
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> > The song went like this...
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> > Sure te-o te-o too too sure
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> > The first note was the longest, the second and third were quicker and
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> > identical, and the last three had a buzzy quality.
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> > Any thoughts?
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> > Greg
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> > Vergennes
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