Black-fronted Ground-tyrant, Muscisaxicola frontalis

Recording AV#12647. Chile: Embalse El Yeso, Termas de Plomo (-33.647, -69.934)
recorded by Pamela C. Rasmussen

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 12647
AVoCet catalog #AV12647
Audio duration (s)43.2
ID confidence and determination100%
seen well; adult had black forehead marking, juvenile lacked it but otherwise very similar; sound consistently coming from their direction and moving with them
Other noisewind, stream
Sound types presentcalls
Grade of best portionaverage
rather faint, noisy
Playback usedno

Individual Characterization

Ageadult and juvenile
Determined by: plumage
Behaviorforaging on ground, the two repeatedly coming fairly close together and calling persistently though faintly
Group size2
Same individual as in other cuts in same spatiotemporal group?same two


Recording dateMarch 12, 2011
Time recorded (24h)12:42h
LocationChile: Embalse El Yeso, Termas de Plomo (-33.647, -69.934)
Coordinates determined by: Google Earth
Elevation (m)2970
Determined by: Google Earth
Habitatgentle alpine rocky slopes with short grass near river

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