Patagonian Mockingbird, Mimus patagonicus

Recording AV#100. Argentina: Tucuman; 2.5 miles (straight-line) NW of El Infiernillo (-26.695, -65.804)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 100
AVoCet catalog #AV100
Audio duration (s)44.4
ID confidence and determination100%
"dull whitish below, distinct small white wingpatch at carpal, pretty distinct eyestripe [contra previous], grey cap, black tail with small white corners"
Other identified bird speciesCatamenia analis
Sound types presentsong
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorperched while singing, then flew giving rollicking notes in flight then landed again on rock


Recording dateDecember 18, 2008
Time recorded (24h)8:29h
LocationArgentina: Tucuman; 2.5 miles (straight-line) NW of El Infiernillo (-26.695, -65.804)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2877
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathercold, with dense fog, still
Habitatarid rocky hillsides with well-spaced low bushes and a few cardones

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentTelinga Pro + Edirol R09