Elegant Tern, Sterna elegans

Recording AV#12543. Chile: Alacran Peninsula (-18.4807, -70.3334)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12543
AVoCet catalog #AV12543
Audio duration (s)2.5
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen well; not seen calling but no other likely species in flock
Other noisesurf
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Group sizeseveral about


Recording dateMarch 06, 2011
Time recorded (24h)11:13h
LocationChile: Alacran Peninsula (-18.4807, -70.3334)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)10
Determined by: estimate
Habitatsurf-washed rocks

Additional Information

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