American Oystercatcher, Haematopus palliatus palliatus

Recording AV#12599. Chile: La Serena (-29.9085, -71.2731)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Graphic Sound Analysis
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Sonogram of recording #AV 12599
AVoCet catalog #AV12599
Audio duration (s)1.7
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; not seen calling but well-known
Other identified bird speciesLarus dominicanus
Other noisesurf
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionbelow average
brief, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Determined by: bill color
Behaviorresting immobile for long period on sandy vacant lot on opposite site of hotel from beach
Group size1


Recording dateMarch 10, 2011
Time recorded (24h)19:15h
LocationChile: La Serena (-29.9085, -71.2731)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)7
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitathotel grounds with large lawn next to vacant lot

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