Andean Hillstar, Oreotrochilus estella

Recording AV#12593. Chile: Putre (-18.1957, -69.5539)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12593
AVoCet catalog #AV12593
Audio duration (s)6.8
ID confidence and determinationslightly less than 100%
seen rather poorly as large hummer with glittering throat; bird seen certainly this but not seen calling; calls don't precisely match XC cuts but similar
Other identified bird speciesPhrygilus fruticeti
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionpoor
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: plumage
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorforaging high in eucalypt
Group size1
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?almost certainly


Recording dateMarch 06, 2011
Time recorded (24h)17:16h
LocationChile: Putre (-18.1957, -69.5539)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)3580
Determined by: estimate from Google Earth
Habitatsmall garden with eucalypts and lawn between bungalows

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