Spot-billed Ground-tyrant, Muscisaxicola maculirostris

Recording AV#12630. Chile: Portillo (-32.8378, -70.133)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12630
AVoCet catalog #AV12630
Audio duration (s)18.0
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well as small, drab, horizontal-standing, short-legged ground-tyrant with brownish wings and slight wingbar; not noted calling but notes match some in XC cuts
Other noisewind, traffic
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionbelow average
faint, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Behaviorstanding on rocks between hotel and lake, flying between perches; quite close most of the time, so calls very soft
Group size1


Recording dateMarch 11, 2011
Time recorded (24h)17:21h
LocationChile: Portillo (-32.8378, -70.133)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2900
Determined by: Google Earth
Weathervery windy, cold
Habitatbarren rocky alpine zone, near hotel

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
Editing Informationhigh-pass 2500 Hz