Long-tailed Meadowlark, Sturnella loyca loyca

Recording AV#1. Argentina: Cordoba; c.2 km e of Parador La Pampilla along road (-31.594, -64.714)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

No audio file present for this recording.

Recording Characterization

Graphic Sound AnalysisNo sonogram file present for this recording.
AVoCet catalog #AV1
Audio duration (s)14.3
ID confidence and determination100%
female by much paler reddish underparts, grayer upperparts; this species by tail length and bill length
Sound types presentcall
Grade of best portionpoor

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorsitting on a fence across small meadow from male that had just fed a fledgling Shiny Cowbird, looking in their direction and occasionally flicking tail upward but not necessarily in synch with calling


Recording dateDecember 14, 2008
Time recorded (24h)17:47h
LocationArgentina: Cordoba; c.2 km e of Parador La Pampilla along road (-31.594, -64.714)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)1825
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercool, rather windy
Habitathigh-altitude stony pampas, in an area with a small stream, some short grass, and a few bushes along the road

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentSennheiser ME66/K6 + Fostex FR-2LE
Editing Information.