Black-winged Snowfinch, Montifringilla adamsi adamsi

Recording AV#11187. India: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, along Leh-Chang La road (33.9984, 77.8704)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 11187
AVoCet catalog #AV11187
Audio duration (s)39.4
ID confidence and determination100%
Sound types presentcalls
begging and other calls
Grade of best portiongood
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Agefledgling in foreground, adults present
Determined by: plumage, behavior
Behaviorthis bird was out of the nest, a few meters away on the ground and was seen being fed, while the other parent was still going back to the invisible nest or chick beneath the rock
Group sizeat least 4
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same family group


Recording dateJuly 12, 2010
Time recorded (24h)6:09h
LocationIndia: Jammu and Kashmir; Ladakh, along Leh-Chang La road (33.9984, 77.8704)
Coordinates determined by: GPS
Elevation (m)4443
Determined by: GPS
Habitatopen hillside with some rocks and some very low vegetation

Additional Information

Recordist namePamela C. Rasmussen
Copyright/permissionscopyright by recordist; freely available with attribution
Recording EquipmentNagra Ares BB+, Sennheiser ME-66/K6